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Updated: Sharon Quirk Silva to announce new AD-65 bid

  Sharon Quirk-Silva had perhaps the best freshman term of any assembly member who won the 2012 race. Her loss to Young Kim last November was more a result of terrible voter turnout than a reflection on the job she did.  She announced on Facebook that she’d challenge Young Kim to a rematch in 2016.…

Agran’s Deposition set for Friday the 13th

Larry Agran

Former Irvine council member Larry Argan will sit down for his deposition into the Great Park forensic audit and investigation tomorrow with Anthony R. Taylor, the private attorney conducting the investigation into the Great Park.  Agran missed a deposition last month because he had asked for questions in writing so he could prepare for the interview…

Liberals are Meh when it comes to Presidential Head Explosions in Cinema

Hat tip to Wonkette for this story about gleeful conservative World Net Daily movies reviewers cheering as President Obama’s head explodes to the soundtrack of Ode to Joy during the recently released movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service.”  Do you remember Liberals being outraged…yes outraged at the positively disrespectful tone of this movie’s depiction of Obama,…

Two Wrongs make a Right? The Logic of Sean Mill

As children, we’re taught “two wrongs don’t make a right.” Santa Ana Planning Commissioner Sean Mill apparently never received this lesson in kindergarten. Instead, he insisted, last night at a Santa Ana Planning Commission meeting, that his prejudicial remarks against a Vietnamese blogger that he was either “raped by pirates” or had “Agent Orange exposure”…

Keep the Solar Decathlon in Irvine

The annual South by Southwest Conference, or SXSW, kicks off later this week in Austin, TX and its a major technology and cultural event that brings in hundreds of millions of dollars to Austin’s economy every year.  In 2013, the Solar Decathlon came to Orange County on the heels of what the Department of Energy…