Monthly Archives: January 2012

Morning News Bits – January 31, 2012

Here are some of the stories our friends are covering that we are following at TheLiberalOC. John Williams Still locked out & spiked his pension, Anaheim to revisit hotel development subsidies, Costa Mesa’s Outsourcing Leagal fees top $400K, and Correa’s Buffa Rule passes state Senate

New Right Wing Blog Debuts

Those who follow the blogsphere in Orange County know that Red County hasn’t been the same in quite some time.  A new conservative political blog has just been launched to fill a void left behind by Red County, the occasional musings of PowerBlue Blog and the editorial blogs offered by the OC Register.  And with…

The Angry Right

The weekend kicked off with a spirited debate between LiberalOC publisher Chris Prevatt and the OC Register’s Mark Landsbaum over an editorial in the Register reacting to President Obama’s State of the Union address.  Landsbaum has published not one – but two editorials entitled “Obama the Angry” and in the last piece, identified the notion…

John Williams Just Doesn’t Know When The Show’s Over

Public Administrator/Public Guardian John Williams (Ret.) has a problem letting go and saying goodbye. Last year he announced he would retire on January 23, 2012. He now wants to keep the job which pays him his six-figure salary to do nothing. The Board of Supes. says goodbye, watch the door lock behind you.

US Energy Department Taps Great Park for 2013 Solar Decathlon

This announcement came in and we had to post because it’s great news about The Great Park and great news about the Federal Government’s committment to alternative and renewable energy and hopefully will rub the climate change deniers on the Register’s editorial pages to do some homework about climate change that isn’t based on research…

Unintentional Hilarity

Sometimes, a newspaper headline gets accidentially connected to a photo on the page that has nothing to do with the story in question. And this happened in the Washington Post of all places with the headline and photo pairing above. In light of Chris’s excellent post on the Register’s editorial page criticism of the President for…