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In the News 7-7-2011

Here are some of today’s headlines that we’re following.

OC Supervisor Bill Campbell - Photo: Chris Prevatt

Voice of Orange CountyTrying to Fix a $48 million Oops: Top Orange County political leaders scrambled to Sacramento this week in a bid to persuade state lawmakers to reverse a last-minute tax grab by Gov. Jerry Brown that translates to $48 million less in the county treasury. Turns out the County never fixed the problem, which they have known about for years. Read More

Miguel Pulido - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

Voice of Orange CountySanta Ana Streetcar Contractor Hired Manager With Bribery Record: Cordoba Corp. — the politically connected company that was awarded a controversial streetcar planning contract in Santa Ana — hired a project manager imprisoned for nearly a year on corruption charges, according to a story this week in the Los Angeles Times. Read More