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Quirk-Silva Calls for Accountability on Fullerton Water Rates

This announcement came in early this morning from the desk of Fullerton Mayor and Ad-65 candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva: Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva Calls For Transparency and Accountability in Water Rates Fullerton, California, March 19, 2012 — City of Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva is asking members of the Adhoc Committee on Water Rates to consider several…

Poll: More Than Half Think Limbaugh Should Be Fired

Rush Limbaugh

According to a new poll released by Bloomberg, radio “entertainer” Rush Limbaugh should be fired for his comments regarding Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown Law Student.  About 53 percent of those polled believe Limbaugh should be fired for calling Fluke a slut, a prostitute and for suggesting she post her sex tapes online.  A poll released…

Hispanic 100 Reception at Sarmiento Home Irks OC Democrats

Over the weekend, my email box was filled with emails from readers complaining about a reception for the Hispanic 100 at the home of Santa Ana councilman Vince Sarmiento which was attended by a number of Santa Ana residents and Democrats.  The reception welcomed Josefina Vazquez Mota (in the white outfit), a conservative candidate for…

Sanchez, DPOC Disappointed with OC BoS Over Politicizing Healthcare

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro have both issued statements regarding the politicization of healthcare by the County’s Board of Supervisors.  Barbaro and the DPOC released the following statement: Today, DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro added his voice to the growing number of concerned citizens in condemning last week’s decision by the Orange County…