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Death of Kelly Thomas spurs efforts to bolster homeless services in Orange County

Death of Kelly Thomas spurs efforts to bolster homeless services in Orange County

Trial is scheduled to start Dec 2 for two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in the high-profile beating death a mentally ill homeless man. Kelly Thomas, 37, had been a longtime fixture on the streets of Fullerton. His death in July 2011 shook the town and touched off a wave of soul-searching on how the city of 135,000 deals with homelessness.

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Commission Condemns Anti-Semitic, Anti-Gay Attacks on Anaheim Councilmember

Commission Condemns Anti-Semitic, Anti-Gay Attacks on Anaheim Councilmember

Carol Turpen, Chair of the Orange County Human Relations Commission condemns the anti-Semitic and anti-Gay remarks of William Fitzgerald at the Public Comments section of the Anaheim City Council meeting on September 30, 2013. While the Commission affirms the first amendment right of Mr. Fitzgerald to make these odious comments, we also have a right to object to the message he chooses to share.

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