Chris Prevatt

“Et tu, Moorlach?”

Supervisor John Moorlach will formally ask that his colleagues remove the investment powers of his hand selected successor Chriss Street. “This ordinance is not an expression of concern over the state of investments, but is precautionary in order to prevent the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s personal distractions from hampering the effective performance of the investment duties of the…

Judge Lewis: Keep Counting Signatures!

In a win for the residents of Anaheim, Superior Court Judge Gregory H. Lewis ordered that the petitions calling for (former) Anaheim Union High School District Trustee Harald Martin’s removal and a special election should be counted. Judge Lewis did not issue a ruling on whether the AUHSD can appoint Martin’s replacement or must hold a special election.…

Ackerman/Correa: Let them eat Phtalates

It seems that Senate Republican Leader Dick Ackerman (R-Irvine) and the other Republican Senators from Orange County have no problem with toxic chemicals in children’s toys sold in California.  Even though the Consumer Products Safety Commission asked the toy industry to remove Phthalates from soft rattles and teethers as a precaution until additional federal tests are completed,…

Arctic could be iceless by 2030

I’m sure the Register’s Mark Landsbaum will continue to claim that global warming is a myth; but heck, what do you expect from a flat-Earther?  H/t to Raw Story for pointing out this story from David Adam, environment correspondent Guardian Unlimited. An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the Arctic circle. Photo: John McConnico/AP Loss of…

Greenhut Gas: The Party of Agran and Quint

Steven Greenhut blew off some gas on Tuesday commenting on my post announcing the Democratic Party of Orange County’s 13th Annual Truman Awards Dinner.  He took particular notice of this year’s honorees, Truman honoree Irvine City Councilman Larry Agran and Gompers honoree Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s President Wayne Quint. In his post on…

Senator Craig Reconsidering his Resignation

Politico.com is reporting that Idaho Senator Larry Craig is reconsidering his resignation. Craig reversal angers GOP colleagues By: Carrie Budoff Brown and Jim VandeHei Sep 4, 2007 09:53 PM EST  Just when Republicans thought things could not get much worse for their scandal-stained party, Sen. Larry Craig leaked word Tuesday night that he is reconsidering…