New blogger joins Orange Juice team!

Please welcome our newest blogger – Larry Gilbert. He is a retired business executive and he has been a resident of Mission Viejo, Orange County since 1978. He served as President of the Saddleback Republican Assembly for four years, during which time his chartered unit of the CRA hosted the gubernatorial debate at the 2001 CRA convention held in Irvine.

For the past ten years Gilbert has been an activist for property rights reform. He was one of three citizens selected to testify to the Housing and Community Development committee on behalf of Tom McClintock and has recently testified before a Joint Senate Committee regarding eminent domain and redevelopment in San Diego.

Gilbert is the Orange County Co-director of Californians United for Redevelopment Education CURE the statewide, non-partisan, “grass roots” partner of Supervisor Chris Norby’s Municipal Officials for Redevelopment Reform MORR.

He is also an investigative reporter for the Cutting Edge, a talk show and an award winning Internet news program. At the present time he is one of the five co-authors of the Ballot Argument in opposition to the proposed extension of Measure M. He also wrote an editorial for the OC Register, in opposition to Measure M’s extension.

Gilbert is married, with 6 kids, two dogs and no cats.

Welcome aboard Larry!

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