Dan Chmielewski

Commie Girl is a Commie Mommy

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Our warmest congratulations to Rebecca Schoenkopf and her husband Andrew Clark of the birth of their daughter, Donna Rose Clark.  Rebecca, still known best as Commie Girl when she wrote her column of OC Weekly, is now the editor of the snarky and funny Wonkette blog. Donna Rose kept hear parents waiting; Rebecca went into…

Irvine City Council Repeals Living Wage; Schott and Shea Defend Decision as Adhering to Christian Values

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As expected, the Irvine City Council’s Republican majority repealed the City’s nation-leading and longstanding Living Wage ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting.  Speaker after speaker, including two pastors, begged the council to keep the existing policy in place to no avail.  The Living Wage ordinance was repealed on a straight party line vote 3-1 (with Mayor Pro…

“Cancelled” Town Hall Meeting Attracts Dozens of Great Park Chinese Homeowners; Veterans Greet Them Over Cemetery

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The Town Hall meeting scheduled for Monday night at Cypress Park was officially cancelled but that didn’t stop about three dozen Chinese residents of the FivePoint Neighborhood homes near the Great Park from attending what was considered a “private meeting” in a room rented by an unnamed “private individual.”  The Chinese residents were greeted by…

Kang racks up more endorsements for SD-29

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The influential chairs of the state Senate Appropriations and Health committees today publicly backed Sukhee Kang for the open 29th Senate District, comprising parts of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. “Sukhee Kang brings a deeply inspiring life story and a broad background in public policy to the race in this district, which is…