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Speeding Our Way to San Pedro… To Save Trestles

In case you haven’t heard, there’s some new news regarding the Toll Road to Trestles. First off, we have a report from staff at the Coastal Commission that isn’t all that delighted to see a toll road built through San Onofre State Park… The proposed Foothill South toll road would likely drive an endangered mouse…

Obama OC Goes to Vegas, Baby!

Wow, what a weekend I’ve had! There’s nothing like taking a vacation that doesn’t just make me feel better, but also helps me make a difference. And this weekend, I’ve actually had a chance to do that here in Las Vegas as I joined many of my friends from Obama OC for a “Drive for…

Who is More Republican?

Here’s a column from Dan Weintraub of the Sacramento Bee that ran in this morning’s Register.  Weintraub is a former Register columnist.  The column itself is exceptional when constrasted with columns posted on the Flash Report over the weekend and one posted by Matt Cunningham on OCBlog.net/Red County last night.  Weintraub’s piece is a bit…

Governor Passes the Buck on Iraq

The Governor’s action means there won’t be a measure on the February ballot to let Californian’s have a say on what we should do in Iraq.  And that’s too bad.  Here’s his letter to the Legislature:    To the Members of the California State Senate: I am returning Senate Bill 924 without my signature. All Californians want…

What Do YOU Think: Should Laguna Hills Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

This morning, I found something interesting in The Register. Apparently on Tuesday, the Laguna Hills City Council approved the introduction of an ordinance banning the distribution of medical marijuana. Specifically, the city is afraid of seeing medical marijuana dispensaries open in town.  Now why would the city be afraid? With the legal uncertainties and concerns…