September 26, 2017
The Irvine City Council has scheduled a last-minute special meeting at 4 p.m. today to discuss specifics for a land swap with developer FivePoint Holdings that could lead to Orange County’s first veterans cemetery.
The plan would shift authority over the commission’s top staff member from county staff to the Board of Supervisors, which would gain explicit authority to fire the executive director at any time, for any reason and choose the replacement after advertising the position.
The Anaheim Convention Center’s seventh expansion, a $190 million effort offering 200,000 more square feet to lure more conventioneers, trade show attendees and others to town, opens Sept. 26.
The wind was blowing east toward Corona but a spokesperson said it was possible that the wind could blow west overnight toward Anaheim. If that turns out to be the case the goal was to hold the flames at the 241.
OC Register: Defendant’s death prompts judge to dismiss his case for allegedly trying to frame Costa Mesa city leaders
Scott Impola, along with fellow investigator and fellow former Riverside Officer Christopher Lanzillo, were accused of trying to create dirt on city officials during a police union dispute by making a false DUI report against Councilman Jim Righeimer and using a GPS tracking device to tail then-mayor Stephen Mensinger.
LA Times: The fate of California's biggest campaign donor disclosure bill may hinge on some small details
You wouldn't expect to see the leader of California’s campaign watchdog agency rooting for Gov. Jerry Brown to veto sweeping new disclosure rules for political donors. And yet, that’s where things stand in a seven-year debate over helping voters follow the money.
As the Wikipedia chart shows, "right to work" laws destroy union density. Corporate lobbyists know that. And that is why they will do all that is in their power to try to enact the legislation.
Publication Date: September 26, 2017