Chris Prevatt

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…

Occasionally even the FlashReport gets it right

I really hate it when I have to do this.  I know I will probably regret it by the end of the day.  But when the Republican Spin Machine gets something right, no matter how rarely that happens, you’ve got to recognize the milestone. In his Saturday commentary, FlashReport proprietor Jon Fleischman calls out Congressman…

Outsourcing Reporters

  Martin over at Total Buzz Blog found this story from AP and posted it on Friday. The story caught my eye in light of the coverage county workers have recieved from our local media regarding the outsourcing of government jobs embraced and promoted by OC Supervisor Moorlach.  The slant from the reporters covering this issue has appeared…