Mike Lawson

Save Energy, Save Money

Operation Light Exchange will be at the Wal-Mart in Santa Ana (McFadden and Harbor) this weekend to exchange inefficient halogen and incandescent light fixtures for new, Energy Star labeled lamps for free. Bring in your old Halogen Torchiere Floor Lamps, Incandescent Table Lamps, and Incandescent Desk Lamps and they’ll give you a newer, more energy…

Date with Rush Limbaugh?

Did anyone else catch this in the Orange County Register’s Political Date Book this week? Saturday 8 am. George Duarte, principal of San Clemente High School, will speak at the breakfast meeting of the Rush Limbaugh Club of Orange County. $16 at the door, or $14 if you RSVP to 949-361-1064. I find it kind…

Win This Book

I just got back from a mini vacation in Arizona visiting with my parents, sister, and nephew. The first of 2 books that I read when I was away was “Founders v. Bush” which is a comparison in quotations of the policies and politics of the founding fathers and George W. Bush. In 1776 George…

Obama ’08 Volunteer Orientation

I just got an email from Henry Vandermeir, the team coordinator for the Obama ’08 campaign in the 44th Congressional District. He wanted to let everyone know about the following event this coming up Sunday: The Orange County portion of the 44th Congressional District will be having a volunteer orientation meeting on Sunday, August 5,…

Wondering why Harald Martin was reappointed?

The blogs are buzzing about the appointment of Harald Martin to Anaheim Union High School District. Read the buzz here, here, or here. And tonight The OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano posted on their Navel Gazing blog a good narrative/conspiracy theory/explanation. From his post: “… And for the political conspiracists wondering why a Latino like AUHSD…

Soaring 300 feet above Irvine

I went out to the old El Toro Marine Corps Air Station this morning to test-ride the new Great Park Balloon and to check out the new visitors’ center. The big orange balloon is the first attraction of the Orange County Great Park, and it gives riders the opportunity to soar up to 500 feet…

Orange County Young Democrats Website

I just happened to click over to the Orange County Young Democrats website and I saw that they have done a total overhaul. The new site is much more user-friendly and the color scheme is much more appealing (Democrat Blue should be a Crayola color). Their new site includes an inspiring message from the chair,…