January 19th, 2010, 2:00 pm
Posted by Tony Saavedra, Register investigative reporter
In a rare public chest-thumping session, Orange County Employees’ Retirement System board members Tuesday morning said they would not back down in their efforts to keep secret the names of retirees collecting more than $100,000 a year.
“Preventing a hit on senior citizens is more important than getting a hit on a database,” boomed board member Richard A. White Jr., a sergeant with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.