Category Archives: Voice of OC

County’s public safety salary spending expected to spike

By Norberto Santana Jr, Voice of OC | Orange County taxpayers could easily see a tripling of costs for public safety over the next five fiscal years, according to a recent fiscal analysis released this month by the County of … Continue reading

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Fullerton’s contract city attorney Richard Jones won’t be getting a CalPERS pension

By Thy Vo, Voice of OC | Following a lengthy review, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has determined that Westminster City Attorney Richard D. Jones [also the City Attorney for Fullerton] was never entitled to a state pension … Continue reading

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State parties pour millions into 65th Assembly District race

By Thy Vo, Voice of OC | Both the California Democratic and Republican parties are spending heavily with hopes of influencing Tuesday’s outcome in the 65th Assembly district race between first-term Democratic incumbent Sharon Quirk-Silva and her Republican opponent Young … Continue reading

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Supervisors pass county version of COIN ordinance unanimously amid heated debate

By Nick Gerda, Voice of OC | Orange County supervisors on Tuesday approved a new ordinance they say will increase public scrutiny of labor deals, amid fierce criticism from union leaders that the measure unfairly singles out employees and ignores … Continue reading

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Fullerton’s history with the homeless

Voice of OC | The Fullerton Police Department has an officer whose job includes dealing with the homeless and their myriad mental health and other issues. In fact, the officer, Cpl. John DeCaprio, completed a two-day course last year on … Continue reading

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