Having served as a police officer in Costa Mesa and Irvine for a combined 35 years, Patrick A. Rodgers has seen pretty much everything you could expect on the crime beat. But the FBI Academy-trained Rodgers--who retired from the Irvine Police Department (IPD) 14 years ago to become a police traini ... More >>
We once could have imagined The New York Times sending a future reporter to a completed Orange County Great Park in Irvine for an awe-inspiring article in the paper's "Great Homes & Destinations" section. Don't laugh. There's no shame in being fooled a decade ago. That's when Irvine political boss L ... More >>
Having collected $7.23 million to do public relations for a government park that may never be fully built because of wasted spending, Newport Beach consultant Arnold Forde made clear at the outset of an Aug. 5 deposition that he is contemptuous of questions about his windfall. The recipient of no- ... More >>
1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] More than $1,000 per day? What?
Photo by Christopher VictorioDemocratic Assembly candidate Melissa Fox has a taxing idea.According to Melissa Fox, a Democratic Party candidate for Orange County's 70th Assembly District, the problem with California government isn't high taxes, a bloated bureaucracy or the massive $20 billion bud ... More >>