Mike Lawson

‘Pep’ This.

People have been talking about the ‘pep’ talk that was given to some students at Esperanza High School. [OC Register] On Monday 200 students (which were all coincidentally Hispanic) were pulled out of their classes to receive a motivational speech that the school administration hoped would improve scores on the upcoming Star proficiency exam. The…

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

The Orange County newspapers won’t be telling you this, but there are plenty of places in OC for you to stand up and protest the war in Iraq. Here’s a list we’ve compiled: Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. There is a weekly, silent vigil for all of the victims of the war in Iraq. They…

Some things to do at 7 tonight

7:00 p.m. Orange County Young Democrats meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Today they’ll be meeting at the Orange County Democratic Party Headquarters: 200 North Main Street, Mezzanine. Contact: Tim Steed, 949.735.2353, tim@ocvf.org, http://www.ocyd.org 7:00 p.m. Laguna Beach Democratic Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship…

Campaign mailers spurt court order

Cassie DeYoung, the Republican mayor of Laguna Niguel, is currently running for 5th District county supervisor seat. And a Superior Court judge yesterday, issued a temporary restraining order against DeYoung finding that her campaign mail and TV ads violated state law. At issue is a mailer made to look like a Mexican consular ID. The…

Update from Tim Whitacre re lawsuit against OC GOP

[Information via Orange Juice Blog] The endorsment for Mike Carona isn’t solid yet.Tim Whitacre sent emails out that told his supporters and people in the media that his case would be heard starting on Monday, the 15th at 11 a.m. Whitacre wrote, “This stopped being about who you support for Sheriff and all about the…

Do something useful tonight.

7:00 p.m. 67th Assembly District Committee Meeting. The 67th Assembly District covers West Anaheim, Cypress, West Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and portions of Stanton, Sunset Beach and Westminster. The Committee meets at Coco’s Restaurant at Bolsa at Golden West. Contact: Jim Moreno, (714) 892-3939, chair@67thad.com, http://www.67thad.com/. 7:00 p.m. Laguna…