Brenda McCune, a Republican blogger at OC Political who ran for the Yorba Linda City Council in 2010 (came in fourth but spent the most), is reporting that the Yorba Linda City Council has voted to begin a new police contract with the Orange County Sheriff’s office.
The cost of the Brea police contract had increased by nearly 68 percent in the past decade, double the rate of inflation during the same period! Yorba Linda’s police costs had almost doubled since 2001/2001, shooting up from $6.5 million to $11 million. Yorba Linda’s police costs made up 41% of their total city budget. Continue reading