(Orange County, CA) — The Orange County Board of Supervisors and the OC Parks Department will host a crime victims’ memorial unveiling and inaugural candlelight vigil on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:00 p.m.
On April 9, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the creation of the Orange County Crime Victims’ Memorial. Each Supervisor will appoint two people to a committee that will judge the design competition for the memorial.
A committee of volunteers will raise the money for the cost of constructing the Crime Victims' Memorial through a designated sub-fund of the Orange County Parks Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
(Orange County, CA) — Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer has been a longtime advocate of transparent and open government. He is the author of OC's Charter to give voters the right to choose a vacant supervisor position. Since his swearing-in on January 7, 2013, he has worked to make the governmental process open to citizens throughout Orange County because one of the pillars of governing is trust and faith in public servants.
Since his swearing-in, Spitzer has been working with long-time government watchdog, Shirley Grindle, to put together a citizens’ commission with a professional staff to provide oversight and enforcement of campaign contribution violations in county government.
(Irvine, CA) – In the wake of the February shootings in Orange County, dubbed "17 days of bloodshed," Third District Supervisor Todd Spitzer called for a community meeting to begin the healing process and search for solutions to the nationwide problem of violence. Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and Tustin Mayor Al Murray are set to co-host the event.
The Safe Communities Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 17 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Lakeview Senior Center, 20 Lake Road, Irvine, near Alton and Yale Loop. The event is co-hosted by Spitzer, Irvine Mayor Steven Choi, Tustin Mayor Al Murray, the Orange County Health Care Agency and the OC Human Relations Commission.