The Orange County Register’s klatch of libertarian blowhards is at it again. In a Sunday editorial they use a misleading Cato Institute “study” to keep the myth of Ronald Reagan’s Welfare Queen alive. The study claims that; “welfare pays more than the type of entry-level job…
San Diego is a lovely city. SeaWorld, Coronado, the Naval base, a zoo, lots of sunshine and SCANDAL. Last night, Voice of OC broke the story of Bob Filner’s opponent in the mayoral election last year, Carl DeMaio, with this tame headline; “Filner Was Not the Only SD Mayoral Candidate With Alleged Sex Issues”
Last week the Air Quality Management District Board voted 7-6 to issue a new rule banning beach fire pits within 700 feet of homes. AQMD Staff indicated that standing around a beach fire pit is equivalent to breathing the air from 3 diesel trucks or 800 cigarettes. The new regulations will coincidentally cause the removal of fire pits from Newport Beach, the ONLY city that has been advocating for their removal.
After two days of public outcry Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Perez announced that the Senate will take up the revised Senate Bill 71, which removes changes to the California Public Records Act, passed by the Assembly. The passage of the changes to the PRA had generated a firestorm of criticism from open government advocates and media outlets up and down the state.