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LAFCO Seeking Applications for Public Member

We have frequently mentioned LAFCO, Orange County’s Local Agency Formation Commission, in articles relating to South County governance and cityhood. If this is new to you, start with our article from last June “When it Comes to Cityhood, LAFCO is the Most Important Government Agency You Have Probably Never Heard Of.” LAFCO’s governing commission consists [...]

South Orange County Economic Coalition Hosting Governance Visioning Process on Friday

Anyone interested in South Orange County Local Governance should plan on attending the South Orange County Economic Coalition meeting this Friday, March 28th from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM at the offices of the Orange County Association of Realtors, located at 25552 La Paz Road in Laguna Hills. The event is being billed as a [...]