Mike Lawson

The Republican Party of Orange County gets sued.

Back in April there was a silly vote, re-vote, name-calling, childish game played by the Orange County Republicans that eventually led to a narrow endorsement of Sheriff Mike Carona. I don’t have the patients to sit here and explain the drama, so I’ll just point you to the Los Angeles Times story here. It looks…

It’s a No-Go for Tan

This site has been getting a lot of hits from the tagged-up Tan signs that we’ve been posting about. OCBlightwatch found us, probably through a google search. They are a group of folks that are fighting temporary sign blight of the commercial variety, and they have a Yahoo! Group to disseminate their message. What are…

Howard Dean is coming

Tomorrow, Howard Dean, the former presidential candidate and current chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will be a guest at a Democratic Foundation of Orange County reception on Tuesday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Imperial Promenade Water Gardens, 3 Imperial Promenade, Santa Ana. Tickets are $55 for members and $75 for non-members.…

Things to do today:

Monday through Thursday 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Florice Hoffman for Congress & Rose Espinoza for County Supervisor Phone Banking. 2020 Chapman Blvd., Orange, CA 92868 Second Floor GOTV: Phone Banking . Free Refreshments! Thank you for your support. RSVP: 714-282-1179 or fhoffman@socal.rr.com / http://www.Hoffman2006.org 7:15 p.m. Democratic Club of Central Orange County at Communication…

Spend Sunday with local progressives

12:30 p.m. 70th Assembly District Committee at the Irvine Ranch Water District headquarters, 15600 Sand Canyon. Contact: JSPALLEY@aol.com 3:00 p.m. A Tale of Two Elections Israel & Palestine: What’s Next? With Dr. Brice Harris Professor Emeritus of Middle East History, Occidental College & A first-hand report by Dr. Fred Bush Professor Emeritus of Old Testament…

Growing public pessimism

The Associated Press published a poll they did the shows that the number of Americans who disapprove of the performance of President Bush and Congress is increasing. Generally speaking, would you say things in this country are heading in the right direction, or are they off on the wrong track? Do you approve or disapprove…

What are you up to today?

8:00 a.m. Childs-pace Foundation, Inc., Wildswing Golf Tournament and Fundraiser in a Basket, Newport Beach Golf Course 3600 Irvine Avenue. Contact: Susan Kopicki, sckopicki@yahoo.com; 949-872-0966. http://www.childs-pace.org 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. SoCal Grassroots Coordinating Committee Meeting. 2221 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 229. El Seguno, CA. 90245. Contact: Tom Mullens. http://www.socalgrassroots.org/calendar 6:30 p.m. Reclaim Democracy, a non-profit…