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Loretta Sanchez has finally quit running for the O.C. Board of Supervisors

Former U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez has finally come to her senses and dropped out of the race for the Third District of the O.C. Board of Supervisors. She announced this on her Facebook page as follows: Dear Friends and Family, When I reflect on my career in public service over the past 30 years representing…

Garden Grove City Councilwoman Kim Nguyen announces her candidacy for O.C. Supervisor

Garden Grove, CA — Backed by endorsements from prominent local councilmembers, Garden Grove Councilwoman Kim Nguyen announced her candidacy for Orange County Supervisor, District 1. Councilwoman Nguyen is a Health Policy Specialist, Garden Grove Councilwoman, and first-generation Vietnamese and Mexican American. If elected, Kim would be the first Latina elected to the Orange County Board…

SCAG releases a new $638 B plan for mobility, land-use and air-quality improvements

Los Angeles – The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) on Thursday released a draft of Connect SoCal, its 2020-2045 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy, identifying $638 billion in mobility, land-use and air-quality improvements. The draft plan represents a significant milestone in meeting the mobility and quality-of-life needs of one of the fastest-growing population centers…

Frank Davies sworn in as Orange County’s new Auditor-Controller

Santa Ana, Calif. (October 18, 2019) – Frank Davies was ceremonially sworn in yesterday as the 12th Auditor-Controller for the County of Orange. The Orange County Board of Supervisors appointed Davies as Auditor-Controller at the October 8 meeting. The position was left vacant when Eric Woolery died unexpectedly in August. The Auditor-Controller is the County’s…