Kathy Findley

O.C. feminist, housewife, Mental Health Specialist for The County of San Diego and a Costa Mesa resident since 1978.

The End of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in Costa Mesa?

After 44 years there will be no more “Snoopy House”, as my kids call it, in Costa Mesa.  Here is the link to story in the Daily Pilot, http://www.dailypilot.com/news/tn-dpt-1130-snoopy-20111129,0,5696849.story. You can read the facts in the Daily Pilot story, but I just want to want to share my personal sadness, devastation really, at losing this holiday tradition.  My oldest…

Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal; Good Old Boys Club

Gerald Arthur "Jerry" Sandusky

Gerald Sandusky’s career and reputation are ruined. No doubt his family is devastated and his relationship with them forever altered due to his predatory sexual behavior. It all pales in comparison to the devastation that the victims of this creep will carry for the rest of their lives.

Costa Mesa: Oh, Those Angry Birds!

Angry Birds

I am tempted to call the Costa City Council meeting this evening an on going soap opera, but that would be minimizing the horror of the destruction of our city by council members Jim Righeimer, Steve Mensinger and Gary Monahan. The gall of these men knows no bounds.

A Day of Celebration for Labor Unions

Labor Unions

If you are enjoying a day off today, thank organized labor unions. In 1894 President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day a national holiday following a bloody riot that ensued when striking Pullman workers were accosted by the U.S. Marshalls and the U.S. Military. Several workers were killed during the riot.

The Ugly Americans

don't tread on me

I saw a very large pick up truck barreling down the freeway Sunday with 2 mullet wearing white guys and 2 bumper stickers on the back of their truck. One said, “Don’t Tread on Me.” The other one said, “Don’t Blame Me, I voted for the American.”