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LAST CHANCE, Young Kim! Would You Support AB 1453 (Vets Cemetery) or NOT?
Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva’s office has reported that AB 1453 — the bill she authored and navigated through the legislative process, along with co-sponsorship from fellow OC Assembly Members Allan Mansoor, Tom…
OCBC’s Fatuous Lucy Dunn celebrates imposition of 405 Toll Lanes; and is Travis Allen a Toll Troll?
. . . Lucy Dunn is the President, CEO, and ubiquitous spokeswoman of the Orange County Business Council (OCBC.) Masterminded by tireless and insatiable lobbyist Curt Pringle (former Speaker of…
Pulitzer Winners for National Photo Day: These Acts, Save One, are No Longer Shocking
August 20 (yesterday or earlier than that, by the time most of you read this) was National Photography Day. To mark the occasion, the surprisingly interesting and entertaining website Business…
Breaking: Irvine City Council issues Contempt Request
The Irvine City Council is meeting today at 2:30 to ask the Superior Court to compel Forde & Mollrich to hand over Great Park billing records.
Police Shootings: How to Make a difference
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. . . [cross-posted from ladybud.com] This past week I have watched both the print and television media’s response to the death of Michael Brown and the ensuing riots in Ferguson….
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Robin Williams Open Thread: Hopefully He Knew How Very Much He Was Loved
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Anaheim has posted its Mayoral and City Council roster — and sure enough, Joe “The Quack Doctor” Moreno has shifted races to follow Anaheim City School Board President and actual Ph.D….
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The Supervisors’ Shameless and Expensive Inside Game
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Posted on August 12, 2014 | 1 CommentMark Emmert is the President of the NCAA. That’s the National Collegiate Athletic Association. They are charged with being the governing body of all amateur sports for colleges and universities....
Posted on August 11, 2014 | 12 CommentsRobin Williams died today, apparently of a suicide by asphyxiation. A brilliant comedian and often stunning actor, as well as someone who spoke openly of his history drug abuse and...
Posted on August 11, 2014 | 40 CommentsAnaheim has posted its Mayoral and City Council roster — and sure enough, Joe “The Quack Doctor” Moreno has shifted races to follow Anaheim City School Board President and actual Ph.D....
Posted on August 10, 2014 | 11 CommentsThis is hilarious. Many of you may not like it, but that doesn’t change its hilariousness. Beefy geologist Brian Jeffs (as a Person of Beef myself, I’m allowed to say...
Posted on August 9, 2014 | 52 CommentsWe’ve entered the final turn. By today at 5:00 — although we won’t know all of the developments until later that night when the Registrar of Voters finishes processing people...
Posted on August 9, 2014 | 11 CommentsThe following is taken from a press release by the Orange County Employees Association — which, you’ll shortly discover, is pissed. This surprise money grab is the problem you get when...
Posted on August 8, 2014 | 26 CommentsOn this 40th anniversary of the resignation of Richard Nixon — a two-day process fitting snugly between the 69th anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — what comes...
Posted on August 8, 2014 | 30 Comments. . . Last December we reported, as you may remember, the criminal misdeeds of Dan Harkey, the funder-husband of Assemblywoman/BOE favorite Diane Harkey – how Dan was found guilty...
Posted on August 7, 2014 | 9 CommentsOf all of the things leaving me flummoxed this morning — and there are more than a few — the most flummoxing is what the hell is happening in the...
Posted on August 6, 2014 | 23 Comments. . . by Debbie Cook, first posted in Surf City Voice, Aug. 4, 2014. At a recent (July 3) sub-committee meeting (see video at bottom of story) OC Water...
A Day at the Races, Aug 6: Quack Joe to Take on Doctor Jose for Council? UPDATE: Correa OUT of Mayor’s Race?!Posted on August 6, 2014 | 61 CommentsUPDATE: For the rest of this week, newly reported changes in the Candidate List from since Friday are listed in RED. After a day or so of their being in RED, they...
Posted on August 4, 2014 | 14 CommentsThe four week period during which citizens may file to run for those local offices that weren’t part of June’s primary is 3/4 of the way through. For most offices,...
Posted on August 3, 2014 | 60 Comments. . . Six years ago a traveling proselytizing investor name of Corey Donaldson wrote what proved to be a very timely and popular article on how to invest in...
Posted on August 3, 2014 | 4 CommentsAs their respective leaders publicly embrace the opposition, Orange County’s Republicans and Democrats are betting against the City Council Majority governing Anaheim. Americans remain anxious and concerned about spending...