New Orange County superintendent of schools appointed

SANTA ANA, Calif.

Dr. Al Mijares will serve the unfinished term of Orange County Superintendent of Schools Bill Habermehl, who is retiring at the end of June.

Mijares was a former superintendent of Santa Ana Unified, the county's largest school district, for 11 years.

Board members unanimously appointed Mijares on Wednesday after a nearly five-hour meeting.

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