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October 25, 2016  Supervisors Support Fee Waiver to Encourage Animal AdoptionsFaced with an abundance of dogs, cats and rabbits filling space at the OC Animal Shelter, the Board of Supervisors has voted to allow OC Animal Care to waive adoption fees for pets being adopted in unincorporated areas, with plans to expand countywide.

October 24, 2016  Efforts to Target Workers’ Compensation Fraud Lead to Another ArrestAn ongoing effort by the County of Orange to target suspected instances of workers' compensation fraud resulted in the arrest last week of a sheriff’s deputy charged with defrauding the County of more than $35,000 in unearned benefits. The arrest is the fourth of a County employee alleged to have falsely claimed on-the-job injuries in the past two years.
October 18, 2016  Supervisors Consider Additional Ways to Address HomelessnessDuring a special study session to consider options for addressing the needs of those in Orange County without permanent housing, the Board of Supervisors evaluated how the system of care operates and recommendations for improvement. "An Assessment of Homeless Services in Orange County" was presented by Susan Price, the County's new director of care coordination, a position created to better coordinate the County’s response to homelessness.