Monthly Archives: September 2007

We’ve gone pink!

Nearly 1,900 women in Orange County were diagnosed with breast cancer last year and many more are battling with the disease. TheLiberalOC.com has joined over 1,000 other blogs and websites this October and we’ve gone pink.  The blog redesign coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  To read more about the Go Pink campaign, go to:…

On Health Care: OC Register Supports Union Control?

Well, I doubt it but that seems to be the premise of their Sunday [editorial] . America is rushing to a pivotal decision that could dictate the nature of health care for decades to come. Escalating costs, rising consumer demand, coupled with employers reducing benefits, are creating widespread unease. These and related converging factors guarantee…

Greenhut kicks the crap out of Spitzer

Senior Editorial Writer and Columnist for The Orange County Register Steve Greenhut beat the hell out of Republican Assemblyman Todd Spitzer in his column this morning. The article started with a quotation from a 19th Century judge: “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.” And the piece ended…

Party with a Purpose

You’re Invited to a Halloween Costume Party to benefit AIDS Services Orange County.Oct. 27th 2007 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Newport Beach Winery The Friends of Dorothy Guild of ASF cordially invite you to join in the fun for a great cause. We’ll be having the party in the vineyard and wine cave of…

GOP Effort to Mess with California’s Electoral Votes Hits Snag

HT to LA Times GOP electoral initiative dealt major blows Two key consultants for an effort to change California’s winner-take-all system quit over money and disclosure woes. By Dan Morain Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 28, 2007 SACRAMENTO — A proposed California initiative campaign that could have helped Republicans hold on to the White…

What Do YOU Think About the Newly Approved Great Park Master Plan?

“This plan is bringing together a sense of nature, a sense of recreation and also a real sense of renewal,” [Great Park] board member Michael Pinto said. That’s what Mr. Pinto told The Register yesterday as the Great Park Board approved the master plan for the park. The plan now includes a wildlife corridor, cultural…

A Million, uh no, 42 Little Pieces

The Truth: It’s kind of like a loose thread on a sweater; the more you pull, the more thread there is.  At least until you run out of sweater. Split remodeling project draws scrutiny  By RONALD CAMPBELL The Orange County Register The Orange County facilities department split the controversial remodeling of Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street’s…