Chris Prevatt and Dan Chmielewski

Stories of the Year – 2011

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Well, 2011 is just about behind us and a presidential election year is just ahead – time flies.  Let’s look back at some of the 2011 stories we covered here in no particular order.  We can debate which one is the top story but it’s pretty subjective.  Please feel free to include your own in…

California Supreme Court Releases Decision on Prop 8 Standing

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The California Supreme Court has decided that the proponents of the 2008  ballot measure Proposition 8 do have standing to defend the initiative that banned same gender marriage in federal court. From the Sacramento Bee’s Capitol Alert Blog: In a major lift for proponents of California’s same-sex marriage ban, the California Supreme Court ruled this morning…

What IS it about Blogs

Since it’s been a couple of week’s since Noah Krom’s passing and we’ve given the Krom family some time to grieve (and they will likely require more time than a couple of weeks), it’s high time to address some unpleasantness in the OC blogsphere. For every spirited exchange we have with readers and other bloggers…

$326,000 to unlock a couple doors?

We were curious what the violation was that the Santa Ana Fire Department cited the county for in January 2007 that required spending $326,000 to fix. To get to the bottom of things we asked for a copy of the letter the Fire Department sent to the county regarding their January 22, 2007 inspection of the Hall…