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September 25, 2015  Nelson Pushes New Site for Animal ShelterWith officials continuing to face withering criticism over deteriorating conditions at the county's 74 year-old animal shelter, Supervisor Shawn Nelson has identified a potential site that he hopes will speed along the process of building a new one.
September 23, 2015  Time running out for Karma the wolf-dog hybrid after supervisors stand by euthanization decisionSANTA ANA – Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer was a lone wolf Tuesday in his attempt to stop the killing of a wolf-dog hybrid that has galvanized animal advocates worldwide.
September 22, 2015  Top local officials speak about the homeless population in FullertonAbout 100 people turned out for a public forum Monday night at the Fullerton Public Library where a panel of local officials discussed Fullerton’s homelessness issue.

The panel consisted of Shawn Nelson, Orange County supervisor of the Fourth District; former Fullerton Mayor and Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, Fullerton police Cpl. Michael McCaskill of the Homeless Liaison Unit and Maria Mazzenga Avellaneda, executive director of the nonprofit Pathways of Hope.
August 17, 2015  OC Supervisors Lambast County Staff for Lack of Outreach at Civic CenterThe homeless encampment at Orange County’s Civic Center has grown to hundreds of people over the past few years, including some families with young children.