If you happen to have access to the Orange County Register, either through print or online, you may have heard that Diane Harkey announced a possible deal to resolve the loss of $54 million in Vehicle License Fee (VLF) revenues. Unfortunately for the Register, Harkey had nothing to do with the deal.
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.