Despite opposition from officials from nine cities in the southern part of Orange County, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved five-year contracts with two ambulance companies to provide service to five zones.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday formally called for Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly to resign because of his decision to sentence a child rapist to 10 years instead of the mandatory minimum of 25 years.
Orange County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to dump their performance audit director, who has faced criticism for milquetoast reports, including an upbeat one on a department that was being investigated by prosecutors.
Adding another leading local elected official to the list of those opposing Measure A, Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson has announced his opposition to the measure as detrimental to Buena Park and a costly, ill-conceived attempt at directing city public policy.
A warehouse in an industrial area in Anaheim could be the site of a long-sought permanent emergency shelter and care center for Orange County’s homeless population under a new idea presented at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday.
Metrolink's investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in safety improvements after a series of deadly collisions probably reduced casualties in Tuesday's Oxnard crash, but the accident also highlighted the limits of the ongoing campaign.
"Elections matter" was Supervisor Todd Spitzer's message at Tuesday's meeting of Orange County's Board of Supervisors where, just before taking over as chairman of the board, Spitzer secured a unanimous vote to initiate the removal of a zoning amendment that could bring controversial plans for a senior living facility in North Tustin to a halt.
About 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.
With 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.
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