Dan Chmielewski

Sheriff Hutchens makes the case

IT’S SIMPLE, IT’S THE LAW As a citizen, I support the 2nd amendment and the rights of law-abiding gun owners. As the Sheriff-Coroner of Orange County, it is my sworn duty to uphold the law and apply it equitably to all people. Recently, there have been some who have questioned my policy on the issuance…

The Register’s Irvine World News adds a New Columnist

I get four newspapers every day.  The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the OC Register.  I’m in the minority on my street where about four other homes get a single newspaper.  In the midst of forced furloughs and looming layoffs that are sure to hit the newsroom, the…

Winning and Sportsmanship

I attended the Beth Krom fundraiser yesterday but had to leave before Congresswopman Loretta Sanchez introduced Beth Krom because I was an assistant coach on my daughter’s 4th grade all-star basketball team.  I’m sure I was the only person there wearing blue jeans, basketball shoes and a coach’s shirt. One of the great little secrets…

Darth Vader loses his Concealed Lightsaber Permit

The Orange County Register is reporting today that OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens has revoked the concealed weapons permit from the dark lord himself, Mike Schroeder. Norberto Santana is reporting: Hutchens this week notified attorney Mike Schroeder, the main adviser and closest ally to former Sheriff Mike Carona, that she is terminating his permit to carry…