Monthly Archives: October 2011

New York Times Weighs In on Santa Ana’s Downtown

The nation’s newspaper of record covered the issues facing Downtown Santa Ana in the October 31th edition (editor’s note; the story appeared on the NYTimes website Sunday night Pacific time, so we got the date wrong in the original post. Our apologies/editor).  While the story could have been significantly longer, some new information has come forward…

OC Scariest Politicians

  Happy Halloween everyone and if you’re to the left of center, Halloween is 365/24/7 in the OC when it comes to certain politicians.  Here’s our list the scariest ones. 10.  Don Wagner — Mr. Wagner, the state assemblyman from AD-70 often goes to a number of functions at Irvine schools which we find hysterical…

Julio Perez Launches Campaign Website and Begins Canvasses

Julio Perez

Using every tool available to reach voters, the Julio Perez for Assembly campaign this weekend began the first of several neighborhood canvasses. The campaign also announced the launch of its official website at www.JulioForAssembly.com that features several tools to organize volunteers, energize supporters and collect campaign contributions.

Reaction to the Agent of Change Meeting

The OC Register and LA Times have weighed in on yesterday’s Agent of Change event in Santa Ana, the By-Invitation-Only event and the city sent out a press release proclaiming the closed Town Hall was a success.  From the content presented, it was an excellent forum but the workshops certainly were not helpful to those…

Comic Books Go Political in Long Beach this Weekend

The Long Beach Comic Con, which started two years ago, has grown into a great event and since it’s a smaller show compared to the massive San Diego ComicCon, you can easily work the room and interact with writers and artists of all genres. The show opens tomorrow through Sunday at the Long Beach Convention…

In The News…

This morning we would like to call your attention to some stories we’re following. Brown proposes sweeping public pension reforms; Anaheim Council Slashes City Manager’s Contract Authority…

Access Denied

TheLiberalOC, with a verbal invitation from Councilman Vince Sarmiento, went to the Claudia Alvarez Apology Tour at the Santa Ana Police Station and we were denied access.  City official Mark Lawrence punted to Acting City Manager and Police Chief Paul Walters who said he could not offer access as “this Town Hall is a private…