Dan Chmielewski

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…

Chuck Gets the Bronze

I’ve been in meetings all day, so this is the first chance I get to gloat over this report in the SacBee (which I’m sorry to say is planning layoffs today or Monday). Twittering Chuck DeVore has tweeted us to a third place finish among Republicans — two of which haven’t even announced yet. BOXER…

Bloggers Behaving Badly

I spent some time reading the local blogs and checking in with my Facebook friends and am noting some interesting comments in posts. Let’s start with our friends at Orange Punch, where Steve Greenhut has a post about how Conservatives will be spending considerable time in the wilderness.  No disagreement there.  But then Stephen wrote…

Grose quits Los Alamito’s City Council

The OC Register is reporting that Mayor Dean Grose has resigned from the city council and the LA Times is reporting that local police have stepped up patrols of his home after shattered pieces of watermelon were found at his business and his home. (photo courtesy of the OCRegister.com) From the Register story: “For the…

California State Senate takes a stand on Prop 8

The LA Times is reporting that the California State Senate voted 18-14 on a resolution opposing Proposition.  State Senator Mark Leno called the measure an improper revision to the state Constitution because it was not approved by the Legislature. From the story:   Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) said the initiative is a fundamental revision to the…