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Diane Harkey & the Dana Point Conspiracies

Apparently, Dana Point Mayor Diane Harkey has been seeing black helicopters in the sky for quite some time. Last week, the Recall Diane Harkey campaign released a voicemail that Harkey had left to a former supporter, in which she was accusing one of her colleagues on the city council of conspiring with certain constituents who…

Asm. Solorio Hosts Town Hall on Gang Violence

As Jubal/Matt would say at OC Blog, this just came over the transom from our dear friend, Assembly Member Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana):  State Assemblyman Jose Solorio, Chairman of the Public Safety Committee invites you to a Town Hall meeting Confronting Gangs and Youth Violence: Community-Based Solutions Friday, August 31, 2007 10:00 a.m. to 1:00…

With Water So Clean, No Wonder We All Love Laguna!

I know there are many reasons to love Laguna Beach. Who doesn’t love the art? Who doesn’t love the scenic hillsides and canyons? Who doesn’t love the rustic landscape of this crown jewel of the California Coast?But today, we have a new reason to love Laguna, a reason that I just discovered at The Register.…

What Do YOU Think: Can Our Bridges Come Crumbling Down?

(Photo courtesy of OC Register) As soon as I saw this in The Register, I just had to read it. Two dozen bridges in Orange County are flagged as “structurally deficient” by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Bridge Inventory. Sixteen have ratings equal to or worse than the Minneapolis bridge that collapsed last week.…

What Did I Tell You About Republicans & Immigration?

My goodness! John and Ken are looking for outrage, but don’t know where quite to send it. Peggy Lowe reported at Total Buzz earlier today that the KFI shock jocks were commanding their droneslisteners to bombard our lovely Orange County Supervisors with phone calls asking them why they voted to outsource the processing of traffic…

AB 43 Passes the State Senate

State Rep. Mark Leno’s bill, AB 43, that would effectively permit marriages between two consenting adults, has passed the state Senate and now awaits the governor’s signature. The LA Times had a terrific front page story in Monday’s edition that described a gay couple, one American and one Australian, denied the opportunity to obtain a…