Dan Chmielewski

Supervisor’s Race is Too Close to Call

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Two votes.  That’s what separates former state senator Lou Correa from Andrew Do in the race to replace Do’s boss, Janet Nguyen, in the first district supervisor’s race. County Supervisor First District, Short Term Completed Precincts: 101 of 101   Vote Count Percentage ANDREW DO 16,202 39.0% LOU CORREA 16,200 39.0% CHRIS PHAN 6,765 16.3%…

OC Weekly Death Watch: the Paper is For Sale

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Move over OC Register.  Aaron Kushner’s local paper is not the only local media outlet in distress.  The OC Weekly is up for sale according to this post on the paper’s Navel Gazing site. Here’s the press release about the outfit hired to sell the paper: Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Engaged to Explore Options…

Was Righeimer Kicked Off the OCTA Board?

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Cotsa Mesa Council member and former Mayor Jim Righeimer was appointed to the OCTA Board last November, but when it was discovered by the County of Orange that the City Selection Committee had violated the Brown Act, so the results of the November action were cancelled.  With new mayors sworn in and a new vote scheduled…

Bill Clinton and Joe Biden Come to Irvine

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Hat tip to OC Weekly (see Gustavo, that’s how it’s done) for the news that former President Bill Clinton arrives in Irvine today and Vice President Joe Biden will come to Irvine tomorrow as part of two day Patient Safety & Technology Summit at the Hotel Irvine (the former Hyatt) off of Main Street and…

Harris tops DFA Poll for US Senate

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Hot off the press from Democracy for America: BREAKING: Kamala Harris Tops Democracy for America, Courage Campaign’s 2016 CA Senate Pulse Poll Harris’ strong showing demonstrates CA grassroots is looking for leader who will stand up for working families against rich, powerful CALIFORNIA – Attorney General Kamala Harris has placed first in Democracy for America…