California City has hired a new interim city manager. Martín Piñon is the fifth manager to serve over the past 12 months and the eighth city manager in three years.
California City’s interim manager Michele Martinez has resigned less than three months after taking the job. Martinez cited concerns about her personal safety and wellbeing.
The formal reprimand was prompted by a text message Macedonio sent to former interim city manager Jim Hart after a closed session meeting over a potential employment contract.
Dunford took over on May 2 following the resignation of Interim City Attorney Anne Ambrose.
City Manager Anne Ambrose will oversee the recruitment process for the city’s next police chief.
California City has sworn in its newest police chief, retired Los Angeles Police sergeant Jon Walker.
Robert Stockwell stepped down Tuesday.
What prompted California City to place two of its top officials on leave? Only a handful of people know for sure.
The dream of homeownership is becoming ever more elusive in California.