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Stillwater Dana Point’s “Broken Coolers” Reported to County Health Department: Updated

Sharon Quirk Silva (left) and Melissa Fox (center left) next to AD-73 candidate Wendy Gariella.  DPOC secretary Anita Narayana is on the right.

We’re not the first blog to report on the “cooler problem” that the Stillwater Dana Point Restaurant used to cancel a scheduled fundraiser for AD-73 candidate Wendy Gabriella, but we’ve taken the story a step further. On Saturday morning, we called the restaurant’s general manager on his personal cell phone.  I said my name and…

Hypocrite Ed Royce Tips Hat to 9/11 First Responders; Forgot He Voted Against 9/11 First Responders Bill

Royce 9-11

Facebook is the gift that keeps giving.  Congressman Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) shared a graphic with a quote from former President George W. Bush on this 13th anniversary of the worst attack on American soil while Republicans held power in the White House and both Houses of Congress “honoring” first responders; it’s the image that leads…

OCDA: Webster Guillory Charged with Filing False Nomination Papers for June Primary

Webster Guillory - OC Assessor

The Orange County District Attorney has charged Orange County Assessor Webster Guillory with filing false nomination papers in a re-election bid for County Assessor in the March 2014 Orange County primary election. Webster James Guillory, 70, Newport Beach, is charged with three felony counts of filing false nomination papers and faces a possible sentence ranging from probation up to four years and four months in jail if convicted.

Weekend of Happenings

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It’s after Labor Day and the fall campaigns are in full swing.  Here’s a snapshot of things to keep track of this weekend: Lorri Galloway’s on TV Tonight.  Sure, it’s Fox 11 and Brian Calle is one of the hosts, but the camera is going to love how Anaheim’s first woman mayor looks on TV. …