Chris Prevatt

Single-Minded Isolationists

On Sunday, Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel stated that the GOP has been “Hijacked by Single-Minded Isolationists” [ev type=”youtube” data=”CjaS-oAtk0A”][/ev]Come towards the light Chuck, come towards the light. Senator Hagel speaks the truth on this.  He can expect that the right wing will attack, just as they attacked the 11 GOP Congressmembers who went to the White…

County Retirement System CEO Leaving OC

Keith Bozarth, Chief Executive office of the $7 billion Orange County Employees Retiremment System has has been appointed executive director of the $93 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board(SWIB).  Bozarth, a lawyer and native of Hannibal, Mo., will begin work in Wisconsin June 25. He will replace the retiring David Mills, who has held the…

State of Denial

H/T) to Peggy at Total Buzz.  Trung Nguyen has had his request for an emergency review of Judge Brenner’s decision, that settled the First District Orange County Supervisor contest in favor of Janet Nguyen, DENIED. The case will move forward, but at the usual snails pace of the Court of Appeals process. From Peggy’s post…

Journalists and the blogosphere

I saw this on the blogroll from DailyKos and feel it deserves front page attention. Kagro X raises some of the very issues that those of us bloggers who see ourselves as both pundits and journalists face on a regular basis. Some thoughts on journalists and the blogosphere. by Kagro X Sat May 12, 2007…

CA National Guard Stretched to the Limit

State National Guard warns it’s stretched to the limit Mark Martin, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau Friday, May 11, 2007 (05-11) 04:00 PDT Sacramento — As state forestry officials predict an unusually harsh fire season this summer, the California National Guard says equipment shortages could hinder the guard’s response to a large-scale disaster.  A dearth of equipment such…

Gas Prices Keep Rising

The President doesn’t read newspapers, why should you? Only nerdy intellectuals waste their time with facts and new stories. Curt is a very curt fellow. He sums up all of the important news that is going on in Orange County in just one word. U.S. pump prices top $3 a gallon on supply trouble By…

Loretta Sanchez: Standing for What’s Right

CA-47 Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has taken a few hits this past week for her support of Congresswoman Susan Davis’ efforts to save the San Onofre State Park from bisection by the 241 toll road extension that has other routes it can follow. Andrew Davey, over at Calitics, has a post today lauding Sanchez for her efforts.  There…