Monthly Archives: March 2012

Daly Blows Off AD-69 Debate

Santa Ana city council member Michele Martinez wasn’t the only AD-69 candidate who blew off last night’s debate at Los Amigos.  OC Clerk Recorder Tom Daly was in Sacramento for a fundraising trip.  Martinez held a fundraiser in Santa Ana at the same time of the Los Amigos debate. Register reporter Andrew Galvin was there…

Unfit for Office

We were hoping to never have to write about Art Pedroza ever again.  But his candidacy for a seat on the Orange County Board of Education (OC BoE) makes it necessary.  Readers know this blog won our second federal lawsuit against Mr. Pedroza in December 2011 for cybersquatting names associated with TheLiberalOC, some of our writers and…

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Costa Mesa Places City Clerk on Administrative Leave

Everyone has blown a deadline at one time or another, but for Costa Mesa city clerk Julie Folcik, a blown deadline could have serious consequences.  She’s been placed on adminstrative leave pending an investigative into a “serious professional failure” according to Geoff West’s Bubbling Caldron blog. Here’s the statement from Costa Mesa CEO, Tom Hatch:…

Rep. Loretta Sanchez Celebrates $884K Grant for OC Homeless Veterans

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Tuesday announced grant funding of more than $72 million to assist public housing agencies across the country to supply permanent housing and supportive services for homeless veterans. The grant includes an award of $884,560 to the Orange County Housing Authority.

Righeimer’s Charter Won’t Be On The June Ballot

I just learned a little while ago that Judge Franz Miller ruled today against the City of Costa Mesa in their effort to force the OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley to place Righeimer’s Charter on the ballot in June. As outlined in his preliminary ruling released yesterday, Miller found that the City had not established any irreparable harm if the measure were delayed until the November election.