Dan Chmielewski

Obama’s OC Trip: Costa Mesa may be the new destination

UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Monday, March 16th: The Democratic Party of Orange County has sent the following message. President Barack Obama’s first official visit to Orange County will be this Wednesday, March 18th at 4pm. Here are the details:Town Hall Meeting: Wednesday, March 18 Doors open at 1:30 pm OC Fair – Building 12 88 Fair…

Bristol Palin and Levi Johnson Break Up

Fox News is reporting that Bristol Palin, the daughter of Alaska governor and former GOP VP canddiate Sarah Palin, and Levi Johnson, the father of Bristol’s baby Tripp, have called it quits. From the story:  People.com reported Wednesday that sources said the split between Bristol Palin, 18, and Levi Johnston, 19 occurred a few weeks…

Two SNL Gems from the weekend

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoss98quwfo[/youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u1xI4hzLXI Saturday Night Live has always been a pretty good barameter for how the country leanbs politically; during the Gulf War, Wayne’s World was all about hyping George H.W. Bush’s leadership in Operation Desert Storm.  They also made lots of fun of Al Gore, John Kerry and Bill Clinton over the years, so SNL…

OC’s Motel Residents

The New York Times has a front page story on the huge numbers of families impacted by the sour Bush economic practices now forced into living in area motels in Cotsa Mesa and Anaheim. Photo, courtesy of NY Times: It’s a heartbreaking read, especially when you get to the part where school children taunt kids…

Nancy Reagan: “Thank you President Obama”

Here’s former First LadyNancy Reagan’s statement on President Obama’s recent actions on federally funding stem cell research: “I’m very grateful that President Obama has lifted the restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research,” she wrote in a statement released shortly after Obama signed an executive order lifting the Bush-era restrictions. “These new rules…

Beth Krom’s announcement

IRVINE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER BETH KROM DECLARES HER CANDIDACY FOR CONGRESS IN CALIFORNIA’S 48TH DISTRICT IRVINE, California, March 9, 2009 — Irvine City Council member Beth Krom today announced her candidacy for Congress in California’s 48th district covering the Orange County cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, San…