Monthly Archives: June 2011

Goodbye Glenn Beck

Today marks Glenn Beck’s final show for Fox News. The weeping, conspiracy minded, and crazy over the top right wingers can comfort themselves that they still have Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Ann Coulter, Bill O’Reilly, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Malkin to draw on for future craziness.

OC Supes Take a $10 Million Pass On Health Education Grant

On Tuesday the Orange County Board of Supervisors placed politics before sound policy and took the unusual step of rejecting a request from the Orange County Health Care Agency to apply for $10 million in federal grant funding to provide health education targeting the reduction in county obesity and smoking rates. The grant funds were…

State Budget Approved With $48M Cut for Orange County

“The proposal before the California Legislature would cut $48 million that Orange County receives from Vehicle License Fees,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Campbell. “The loss of revenue would force the County to make major program cuts…”

OCEA renews offer to negotiate in Costa Mesa

One week before the scheduled court hearing regarding the Costa Mesa layoff plans, the Orange County Employees Association on Tuesday renewed their offer to negotiate to avoid the outsourcing of City services which would force layoffs of more than 100 dedicated City Workers.

Voices From Street Corners (VOL 21): Never Losing Hope

As I was in town, I continued to be witness to the “sign people” occupying the corners. I had not seen some of the “old timers” like Old Wes and others. I wondered what had happened to him — he probably went out to the Philippines to check on the orphan kid, perhaps. ?! :-).