Dan Chmielewski

Flash Report Needs to Change Its Tagline: “On California’s Most Significant Political News”

With the LA Times quoting Jon Fleischman as Mike Carona’s publicist through this indictment crisis, its clear that the Flash Report’s tagline of “On California’s Most Significant Political News” is no longer accurate.  Today, there is barely a mention of Carona’s indictment and no commentary from Jon whatsoever. Isn’t the indictment of a prominent elected…

Write your own Caption: Republicans as Pirates

HT to OCBlog with a photo from Jim Bieber’s Halloween Party.  That’s State Rep. Chuck DeVore on the left and Supervisor John Moorlach on the right (sorry, I don’t know the guy in the middle or the lady in the pic). “That’s right.  Republican starts with an AAARRRRRRGGGHHHH.”  

Santiago Fire: A Tale of Two Assemblymen

Earlier in the week, State Rep. Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) lectured me on his role as an assemblyman during the Santiago fire.  Chuck wrote: As for your other suggestions, I’d like to point out that I am a member of the Legislative Branch. You would not look to a judge to be directly involved in the…

Carona Indictment Barely Registers at Flash Report

While most of the OC Media is all over the Carona Federal indictment story, over at the Flash Report, the newsbarely registers a blip.  And it carries a qualifier from someone that its not official and the LA Times story was based on a secret source. LAT: O.C. Sheriff Carona indicted The LA Times is…

Santiago Fire 65 percent contained; Full Containment Expected Friday

from the OCFA’s website (Photo from LATimes.com): INCIDENT NAME: Santiago Incident LOCATION: Originated at Santiago Canyon Road and Silverado Canyon Road (Thomas Brothers page 832 A2). Fire continues to move to the east and north approaching Modjeska, Silverado, and Lost Woman Canyons. Map of approximate fire area, evacuation areas, and evacuation centers (as of Sunday…