Dan Chmielewski

OCWD Sues Polluters

Hot off the wire –  Orange County Water District Initiates Lawsuit Against industries that have polluted the groundwater with INDUSTRIAL Chemicals Drinking Water is Safe; Proactive Action Required to Protect Orange County’s Groundwater Basin from Further Contamination Fountain Valley, Calif. (June 23, 2008) — The Orange County Water District (OCWD) filed suit today against several…

WallE World Premiere

The new Disney/Pixar flick “WallE” debuts this Friday, but on Saturday night, I was able to attend the world premiere at the Greek Theater in Hollywood with my wife and kids.  A review will come Friday, but the movie has a powerful message and has the greatest sense of humanity than any other Pixar film…

Obama coming to LA

President-elect (if Mimi Walters can say it…) Barack Obama will be in Los Angeles Tuesday Night, June 24, 2008 for a VIP dinner.  The event will be held at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion with a general reception and a special performance by Seal and David Foster.  Requested contribution is $2,300 a person and limited VIP tickets…

Pelosi Coming to Irvine Next Week

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will be in Irvine for a luncheon next week at the Caspian Resaturant in Irvine, off Culver Drive.  The luncheon benefits the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The lunch is scheduled for Friday, June 27 at 12:30 PM.  It’s a little pricey with $5,000 for guests and $10,000 for VIPs…

Register to Outsource Copy Editing from India

Call me Old-Fashioned, but I’d like to think no one knows Orange County better than the folks who cover it – the OC news media at the Register, the LA Times, the Daily Pilot, OC Weekly and a host of excellent weekly newspapers.  So I am disheartened to learn from MediaBistro and the OC Weekly’s…

The 2008 Presidential Electoral College Map

I advise fellow LiberalOC.com readers to check out an excellent website, www.FiveThirtyEight.com. The 538 signifying the total number of electoral college votes for president. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com came from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election projection database that combines projections from multiple sources. Since our friends at Red County have twice used the phrase…