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Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Comes to OC June 18

Former Secretary of State and US Senator officially launched her candidacy for President in New York City this weekend to huge crowds and less than a week later, she’s bringing her campaign to Orange County. Irvine Council member Beth Krom offered this letter about the June 18 event in Newport Beach. I know that, like…

Commie Girl is a Commie Mommy

Our warmest congratulations to Rebecca Schoenkopf and her husband Andrew Clark of the birth of their daughter, Donna Rose Clark.  Rebecca, still known best as Commie Girl when she wrote her column of OC Weekly, is now the editor of the snarky and funny Wonkette blog. Donna Rose kept hear parents waiting; Rebecca went into…

Irvine City Council Repeals Living Wage; Schott and Shea Defend Decision as Adhering to Christian Values

As expected, the Irvine City Council’s Republican majority repealed the City’s nation-leading and longstanding Living Wage ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting.  Speaker after speaker, including two pastors, begged the council to keep the existing policy in place to no avail.  The Living Wage ordinance was repealed on a straight party line vote 3-1 (with Mayor Pro…