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September 28, 2016  Orange County Board of Supervisors Approves $3 Million Waste Reduction GrantThe Orange County Supervisors approved a $3 Million grant that offers up to $600,000 in each of the Supervisors' districts for programs that contribute solutions to reducing waste and increasing recycling.
September 28, 2016  Property Tax Program Reinstated for HomeownersOrange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari Freidenrich announces the reinstatement of the California Property Tax Postponement Program, with the application and accompanying information now available on the State Controller's website. The program, which was suspended in 2009, allows eligible homeowners who are blind, disabled or at least 62 years of age to defer Fiscal Year 2016-17 property taxes on their principal residence if they meet certain established criteria.
September 26, 2016  Transitional Center for Civic Center Homeless Readied for OpeningTwo contracts for the operation of a round-the-clock transitional center with emergency shelter beds and enhanced services will be considered Tuesday by the Orange County Board of Supervisors for the former Santa Ana Transit Terminal, which has been renamed "The Courtyard." The plan to use the former terminal was proposed by Supervisor Andrew Do at a special Board meeting earlier this month, with a directive to open the center within 30 days providing access to showers, food programs, storage and comprehensive service referrals.