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January 10, 2019 
State ‘sanctuary’ laws tie the hands of local law enforcement

By Michelle Steel

Once again Californians have a front row seat to the tragic results of our so-called “sanctuary” laws. Cpl. Ronil Singh of the Newman Police Department was the most recent casualty on an ever-growing list of Americans who have allegedly been killed by undocumented immigrants.

October 16, 2018 
Orange County Speeds up Delivery of Non-English Ballots

Santa Ana, California – Orange County is making it easier for non-English speaking communities to exercise their right to vote.

October 16, 2018 
County of Orange Approves Contract with Chrysalis for Homeless Support and Employment Services

Santa Ana, Calif. (October 16, 2018) – Today the Board of Supervisors approved a contract with Chrysalis to provide homeless outreach and engagement, job readiness and barrier removal services, job search assistance and support, transitional employment opportunities and job retention support for the county’s homeless population. The County’s contract will help supplement the contract that the City of Anaheim signed with Chrysalis for homeless prevention supportive services.

October 16, 2018 
Supervisor Michelle Steel Commends District Attorney on Sober Living Home Ordinance

(Huntington Beach, CA)—Supervisor Michelle Steel made the following statement today regarding the passing of an ordinance submitted by District Attorney Rackauckas requiring the registration of alcohol, narcotic, and drug abuse programs, including sober living homes:

July 26, 2018 
Orange County Housing Finance Trust unnecessary at best

By Michelle Steel

While many local leaders have stepped forward with the good intention of solving the homeless issue, some of the proposed solutions come with heavy consequences that would only make the problem worse. Your local state representatives have proposed legislation that will take away local control, and grow the size of government, to build large scale homeless and subsidized government housing in your backyard with your hard-earned dollars.

June 12, 2017 
Mutual trust will help ensure freedom in the Pacific

News ImageI am an immigrant to the United States born in South Korea. My parents fled the North to escape communism. I understand the important relationship that exists between the United States and Korea. It is a history that is forged in blood and sacrifice.

May 25, 2016 
O.C. supervisors honor John Wayne with a proclamation

The same day the Newport Beach City Council voted to declare May 26 as John Wayne Day in honor of the late actor's birthday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors presented a proclamation to Wayne's family commemorating his life and legacy.

May 25, 2016 
Newport Beach, Orange County officials honor John Wayne

By - Associated Press - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Orange County supervisors and the Newport Beach City Council each took time to honor John Wayne - a month after the state Assembly defeated a resolution to mark the day the late actor was born after debate over decades-old racist comments.

May 24, 2016 
The City Of Newport Beach And County Of Orange Declare May 26 "John Wayne Day"

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The City Council of the city of Newport Beach, California and County of Orange officially adopted a resolution today declaring May 26, the birthday of the enduring American icon John Wayne, as "John Wayne Day." Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Muldoon was instrumental in delivering the accolade in the late actor's name.

May 12, 2016 
Orange County Designates Every April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

The Vice Chair Michelle Steel of the Orange County Board of Supervisors proposed a resolution that was unanimously supported by her fellow Board of Supervisors to officially designate each April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. The reoccurring event will be dedicated to commemorating those who perished during the Armenian Genocide from 1915 to 1923.

April 27, 2016 
Supervisors Vote to Lift Leash Requirement at ‘Dog Beach’

Orange County supervisors took the first step Tuesday towards repealing a decades-old, and apparently never-enforced, law requiring dogs to be leashed at a popular spot between Huntington Beach and Newport Beach, known by many as "Dog Beach."

April 27, 2016 
Revenue from imported trash will pay remaining Orange County bankruptcy creditors

Unanimous city approvals of agreements to allow continued acceptance of out-of-county trash through 2025 at local landfills will provide the revenue needed to fully repay the remaining creditors from the County’s 1994 bankruptcy. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the pact on Tuesday.

April 27, 2016 
Dog beach may soon become official

Orange County leaders on Tuesday began paving the way for the sand bar at the mouth of the Santa Ana River to become an official dog beach.

April 26, 2016 
County legalizes off-leash dog beach on Newport Beach's northern border

It’s no longer a crime to let your dog splash around off-leash on a thin strip of land on Newport Beach’s northern border.

April 16, 2016 
Orange County may be close to lifting leash law on stretch of beach

Jako, an 8-year-old silver Labrador, splashed into a pool along the mouth of the Santa Ana River late Friday morning, then returned to the sand with a green tennis ball for his owner to toss. The game of fetch went back and forth until Jako stopped to greet another dog and the two ran off to play.

January 12, 2015 
OCTA elects Irvine mayor pro-tem as Board of Directors Chairman

Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Lalloway was unanimously selected today as the new chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors.

December 31, 2014 
Seal Beach resident to be sworn in as OC supervisor

On Monday, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m., Seal Beach resident Michelle Steel will be sworn in as Orange County’s newest member of the Board of Supervisors, in the historic courtroom of the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

December 27, 2014 
Michelle Steel to be sworn in as OC Supervisor for District 2

On Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at 2 p.m., the Honorable Michelle Steel will be sworn in as Orange County’s newest member of the Board of Supervisors, in the historic courtroom of the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana. Steel, who won the November 6th general election with more than 62 percent of the vote, will replace termed-out Second District Supervisor John Moorlach. Steel will be sworn-in by the Honorable Judge James E. Rogan.

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