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Sandra Hutchens

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  • Supervisors nix release of felons

    Citing concerns about prematurely releasing criminals into the community, the Orange County Board of Supervisors refused to allow law enforcement officials to expand the county's inmate electronic monitoring program to include felons. "I understand they...
  • Council to revisit sex-offender park ban

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to consider instituting a reward for help in identifying vandals and repealing a law that aims to rein in the movements of sex offenders. The Police Department has recommended that the council consider...
  • Orange County eases rules on concealed weapons after court ruling

    Orange County eases rules on concealed weapons after court ruling
    Orange County has loosened requirements for carrying concealed weapons in public following a pro-gun ruling last week by a federal appeals court, officials said Thursday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that...
  • Expediting of gun permits sought

    Expediting of gun permits sought
    The Orange County Sheriff's Department may hire temporary staff to help process a flood of concealed-weapons permit applications in the wake of a loosening of the county's gun restrictions. Sheriff Sandra Hutchens announced the policy change last week...
  • Rackauckas seeks fifth term as D.A.

     Rackauckas seeks fifth term as D.A.
    Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas on Thursday filed the necessary paperwork to seek a fifth term. The county's top prosecutor also recently raised $418,000 at a gala at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach attended by hundreds who turned out...
  • Steel picks up support of supervisors

    Orange County Board of Supervisors hopeful Michelle Steel announced Friday that she has received endorsements from three current members. Board Chairman Shawn Nelson, District 1 Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Vice Chairwoman Pat Bates — a majority of...
  • O.C. may hire staff to handle concealed weapons applications

    O.C. may hire staff to handle concealed weapons applications
    Orange County has been deluged with more than 1,000 concealed weapons applications since rolling back gun restrictions in the wake of an appellate court ruling, and officials are preparing to hire more than a dozen retired deputies to handle the crush....
  • O.C. gets more than 1,000 concealed gun applications in just weeks

    O.C. gets more than 1,000 concealed gun applications in just weeks
    Orange County has been deluged with more than 1,000 concealed weapons applications since rolling back restrictions in the wake of an appellate court ruling, and officials are preparing to hire more than a dozen retired deputies to handle the crush....
  • Retired deputies to help O.C. process concealed weapon applications

    Orange County supervisors cleared the way Tuesday to hire 15 retired sheriff’s deputies to speed up the processing of more than 1,000 concealed weapon applications that have poured in since a federal appellate court ruling relaxed gun restrictions....
  • Michelle Steel files campaign papers

    Michelle Steel raised her right hand Monday afternoon and over Top 40 radio music vowed to uphold the laws of the United States. She also pledged that the information in the stack of documents she had just pushed over the counter of the Orange County...
  • Harper, Carchio file campaign papers

    Harper, Carchio file campaign papers
    Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper and Councilman Joe Carchio recently filed their campaign paperwork with the Orange County registrar of voters to run in the June 3 primary for higher office. Harper is vying for a place in the Assembly, while...