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Primary Election Analysis

Results

The first top-two primary election in California has concluded. The results show some clear winners, some losers, and some nail-biter contests whose results will not be final for days. There are a total of 113,199 remaining Vote-By-Mail, Provisional, and Paper ballots left to count. With numbers this large it is possible that some of the contests, with narrow margins between the second and third place finishers, will flip.

April Fool’s!

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Today was our annual venture into the absurd and outrageous in recognition of April Fool’s Day. Our intrepid blogger April Phoole entertained us with her laughable insights, and most of our readers had a good time with it, and some were even briefly fooled. In general we try to limit our parodies to once a…

The Hypocrisy of Allan Mansoor on Campaign Finance Reform

Assemblyman Allan Mansoor

Assemblymember Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), elected in 2010, has so far made a career out of demonizing workers and attacking workers’ rights. From collective bargaining to pensions, Mansoor never saw a cherished worker right he didn’t hate. Last year, he even took time to honor anti-union Midwest legislators, whom he calls “courageous” and with whom he stands “in solidarity.”

Costa Mesa Fumbles

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Tuesday was a bad day for the Costa Mesa City Council’s “Gang of Four.” In terms that Pop Warner booster and Councilman Stephen Mensinger might better understand, they fumbled on fourth down at the five-yard line.

The Lawsuit Against Art Pedroza is Over; We won

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The nearly two year lawsuit against Art Pedroza and the OrangeJuiceBlog is over. Federal judge David O. Carter issued a minute order on Thursday, December 15, awarding $30,000 in damages on charges of cybersquatting, trademark infringement and unfair business practices to Thinking Liberally Media, the publishers of TheLiberalOC blog, Madison Alexander PR, Chris Prevatt, Ryan Trabuco and Claudio Gallegos.