Foster "Gene" Johns is a former deputy sheriff with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Carmen Ramirez died on Aug. 12.
The city attorney warned an appointment would probably constitute a Brown Act violation. With its mayor absent, the council went ahead and appointed LaDonna Jempson anyway.
She's the first Black member of the dais.
San Jose City Manager David Sykes has hired Carolina Camarena as the next Director of Communications for the City Manager’s Office.
She is also the executive officer for Sacramento County's Civil Service Commission and serves on Auburn's Planning Commission and Historic Design Review Commission.
The City of Torrance has selected former Councilwoman Heidi Ashcraft to fill the at-large seat vacated by George Chen when he won election to a new four-year term in Council District 2.
The San Clemente City Council has appointed a new mayor, Voice of OC reports. City Councilman Dan Bane was selected by a 3-0 vote. Councilman Chris Hamm was absent.
Former state senator and Montebello councilwoman Vanessa Delgado has been appointed to the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Governing Board. She will replace Dr.
Fullerton has chosen a familiar face to fill a council vacancy.