Chris Prevatt

Enter the “Union Boss”

Peggy Lowe over at the OC Register posted this yesterday and I just have to follow up on it. DA’s DNA plan DOA? Or just on ice? Buzzette’s hearing some rumblings this afternoon about item No. 27 on the supes agenda for Tuesday, the first meeting in 2007. This is an $875,000 item DA Tony…

Sacrifice!? How Much More George?

[ev type=”youtube” data=”JkPMuxG70vI”][/ev] I’m wondering if things can really get any worse for the men and women who volunteered to serve our county in the United States Armed Forces.  First our President ignores his generals when they told him that more than the troop levels his administration proposed would be needed to secure Iraq after…

U.S. deaths in Iraq reach 3,000

What a great, and very sad New Year’s gift from our President. (CNN) — The U.S. military on Sunday announced its 3,000th fatality from the Iraq war. The identity of the 3,000th military death could not be precisely determined as the exact times of deaths late last week were not immediately available. On Monday, the military…

Democratic Party OC Endorses Tom Umberg

This Just In… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 27, 2006  DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ORANGE COUNTY ENDORSES TOM UMBERG FOR SUPERVISOR  Contact: Mike Levin, Executive Director, (714) 835-2122, mike@ocdemocrats.net  Former Assemblyman Tom Umberg has won the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Orange County in the race to replace State Senator Lou Correa as Orange County Supervisor. …

Claudia Chicken’s Out!

Apparently, Santa Ana Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez showed up, signatures and money in hand and hanged her mind onnce it was clear that Umberg was in the Supervisor race. Although it could have been Benny Diaz that scared her away. At any rate, it looks like we have 3 Dems and 7 Republicans in the race.…

SPLASH! Umberg Jumps In.

Former 69th Assemblyman Tom Umberg has pulled papers and is in the 1st District Supervisor contest to replace his former opponent in the 34th Senate primary election, Senator Lou Correa. Umberg’s entry into the race sets up a rematch with Santa Ana Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez, who lost to Umberg in the 2004 primary for Assembly. Also,…