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Who’s Impressed with Diane Harkey?

I attended the protest because I want people in my city government, even more in the state assembly, to act in a way which puts their constituents’ interests first, and not their own. […] The people she is supposed to represent play no role at all in her game plan for power. Tonight’s fundraiser was…

What Do YOU Think: Is ALL Our Children Learning?

“We can be pleased that gains in student achievement made over the past years are either increasing or holding steady,” said state Superintendent Jack O’Connell. “This progress means that hundreds of thousands of California students will have a better shot at success.” Judging by what Jack O’Connell said to The Register about the overall improvement…

What Do YOU Think: Is Metrolink Commuter Rail Worth the Cost?

From a trend perspective, the streets, roads and freeways are seeing more congestion,” said Darrell Johnson, an Orange County Transportation Authority official. “And it’s making people think of more options.” And for many of us in Orange County, that means Metrolink commuter rail service. As soon as I found this in The Register this morning,…

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…