By Todd Spitzer
For only the third time in the last 100 years, a majority of seats on the Board of Supervisors will turn over in a three-month span. Supervisors Todd Spitzer of Orange and Shawn Nelson of Fullerton will be the only current Supervisors still remaining on the Board. This will also be the first transition governed by the rules under Measure G, which passed Tuesday.
Supervisors John Moorlach of Costa Mesa and Patricia Bates of Laguna Niguel are termed out. Board of Equalization Member Michelle Steel of Surfside was elected to succeed Moorlach while Mayor Lisa Bartlett of Dana Point was elected to succeed Bates. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) was elected to the State Senate to succeed Mark Wyland (R-Solana Beach). Continue reading