By Lou Ponsi | Orange County Register — The 12 candidates vying for three City Council seats fielded questions Monday related to outsourcing public safety services, dealing with pension liability and the best method to reimburse residents who’ve overpaid for water service.
Hosted by the League of Women Voters of North Orange County, the question-and-answer forum was held in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Incumbents Bruce Whitaker and Travis Kiger were joined by 10 challengers, Rick Alvarez, Don Bankhead, Brian Bartholomew, Matthew Hakim, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Jan Flory, Kitty Jaramillo, Barry Levinson, Jane Rands and Roberta Reid, in the first of three candidate forums to take place in the city. Read the entire article . . .