A quarter-million dollar bonus for the county's computer contractor was awarded today despite repeated complaints of substandard performance and supervisors’ questions over whether the company actually fulfilled the requirements to warrant the extra cash.
The OC supervisors clash over lobbying reform. Lobbyists have to sign up in other counties, why not "Orange" County? And coming to an airport near you - full body scans. Should travelers rail against the machine, or embrace the latest step in anti-terrorism technology? Watch the show.
They may have earned the ire of city types from one end of OC to the other – but they've also earned a "certificate of recognition" for community service from new Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson.
Orange County should lead the charge in fixing a system which leaves as many as three percent of suspected child abusers on a statewide "black list" — even after investigations failed to determine whether there even was abuse, Supervisor Shawn Nelson urged his fellow supervisors.
Shawn Nelson is one of Orange County's true grassroots, take-charge public servants. A Califor-nia native, he served for nearly a decade on the City Council in his hometown of Fullerton before taking his oath this June when he became the Orange County Fourth district Supervisor.
Newly elected county Supervisor Shawn Nelson took aim Tuesday morning at the county's so-called groundbreaking pension reform efforts, questioning the cost of lobbying the IRS to implement the plan and identifying a potential hole in the formula that could cost the county money instead of saving it.