Category Archives: Voice of OC

Kim vs. Cisneros: 39th Congressional District debate on PBS

This past weekend, Republican Young Kim and Democrat Gil Cisneros, candidates for the seat being vacated by longtime GOP officeholder Ed Royce, debated key issues on Inside OC hosted by Rick Reiff. The 39th district straddles three counties and includes … Continue reading

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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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