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Asm. Miller Says He Wasn’t Paying Attention to Duvall

From the bizzaro world of the GOP, Republican Assemblyman, and former Ethics Committee member Jeff Miller claims: From: @CapitolAlert Sent: Sep 10, 2009 2:31p Asm. Jeff Miller says “he wasn’t paying attention” when Duvall dished on sexcapades http://bit.ly/PDrZi. So let’s see if we’ve got this right? Miller wasn’t listening and Duvall was making it all…

Assemblyman Duvall Removed From Utilities Committee

This update from KQED Capitol Notes: From: @KQED_CapNotes Sent: Sep 9, 2009 10:35a Assemblymember Mike Duvall (R) removed from committee job, referred to ethics cmte. after lurid sex chat makes news. http://ow.ly/oGMn Assemblyman Duvall has posted an apology on his website www.duvallforassembly.com. He says: “I made a mistake and I sincerely apologize. I deeply regret…

TheLiberalOC.com acquires SunnyD Blog

The following news release went out this morning. We figure our readers will be interested in this news. TheLiberalOC.com acquires SunnyD Blog Acquisition to bolster coverage of Santa Ana, Anaheim, Costa Mesa for Leading Liberal Blog based in Orange County SANTA ANA, California – August 14, 2009 – TheLiberalOC.com, a leading progressive political blog that…

QuachGate: The Misdemeanor Complaint

TheLiberalOC requested the police report for Andy Quach’s accident and arrest from the District Attorney. Apparently, police reports are not public record, and can only be given to those involved. However, they were kind enough to send us over the actual criminal (misdemeanor) complaint that was filed by the D.A.

QuachGate News Flash

TheLiberalOC has learned that someone with the same name as Westminster City Councilman Andy Tuan Ngoc Quach, has been cited for three moving violations since 2004. The first citation occurred on January 18, 2004 for driving at an unsafe speed and without proof of insurance in Santa Ana. The insurance charge was dismissed and Quach…

What the future may hold for Democrats

The following is a Guest Commentary from Richard Lara. Richard Lara is a Ph.D. in philosophy with an emphasis on political philosophy. His research focusses on conceptualizing and explaining the interplay between the forces of conservatism and liberalism in political collectives. He currently teaches at Orange Coast College. There are numerous questions about the future…

Orange County lays off more workers, seniority doesn’t count.

Today, Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will announce her planned cuts in staffing to address the $28 million budget cut the department must absorb this year. The Orange County Register’s Jennifer Muir reports some details this morning: Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens plans to lay off two assistant sheriffs and six captains to help rein in department expenses, according…