Chris Prevatt

Tap Dancing and Tea Rooms

It figures that Idaho Senator Larry Craig would announce his resignation on a holiday weekend.  I guess he figured that that old PR theory applies; if it’s bad news announce it late on a Friday afternoon, or on Saturday if you can. As I have said previously, I have learned more about cruising for sex…

Garden Grove Protests Hurting Main Street

Merchants worry that continuing demonstrations against Viet Weekly magazine might hurt business By DEEPA BHARATH The Orange County Register GARDEN GROVE – Merchants on Main Street are eager to see the end of protests by the Vietnamese-American community against a magazine, which, the protesters say, sympathizes with communists and terrorists. The protests on Main Street…

Steelworkers and Mine Workers endorse Edwards

Official endorsement at Pittsburgh Labor Day rally gives Edwards largest bloc of union support among presidential candidates so far. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – The United Steelworkers (USW) and the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today endorsed Senator John Edwards for president. Following the Thursday endorsement of Edwards by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners…

Thanks to labor…

As we observe Labor Day today it is important that we remember the contributions of organized labor to our culture, history, and working conditions. Labor Day is a United States federal holiday that takes place on the first Monday in September. The holiday began in 1882, originating from a desire by the Central Labor Union to create…

Inside OC: Street vs. Berardino

  I spent a half-hour this morning watching Rick Reiff’s Inside OC to see what fireworks might occur in the on camera meeting of Treasurer/Tax Collector Chriss Street and Orange County Employee’s Association General Manager Nick Berardino. Well, although there weren’t a lot of fireworks it was still an interesting discussion. Both Street and Berardino stuck…

The Love That Will Finally Speak Its Name

Newsweek My Turn: The Love That Will Finally Speak Its Name It took the death of my dear life partner for me to find the courage to come out of the closet. By Loraine Barr Sept. 3, 2007 issue – I was born at a time when to have romantic feelings for another woman was…