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Choi to Run for Mayor in Irvine

Termed out Irvine City Council member Dr. Steven Choi is a candidate for mayor in the 2012 election and it brings up all sorts of fun to look forward to in the coming election cycle. Choi, who embarassed himself and the city by wearing a Photoshopped image of then Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Stalin in 2009, was the subject of voter fraud charges from former Assembly candidate Jerry Amante, then Mayor of Tustin. Choi and his entire family were registered to vote from a rented condo/apartment in Woodbridge while the city councilman was still clearly residing in a posh Woodbury home.

They Said It

New reader Alan Travis has become my new editor, catching every typographical and grammatical error, and for that I thank him.  And his criticisms of my work are usually punctuated with the typical anti-liberal hooey (did I spell that right Alan?). Since Alan is a defender of all things conservative, I’ve decided to let this…

Santa is Needed This Saturday

The OC Register’s Andrew Galvin put out this story today in the Register.  Santa Claus is needed in Fountain Valley this Saturday, Christmas Eve.  So perhaps one of Santa’s helpers, someone on the heavy side with a beard and mustache, can place a call and help bring Santa to needy families — many from Santa Ana —…

The Lawsuit Against Art Pedroza is Over; We won

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The nearly two year lawsuit against Art Pedroza and the OrangeJuiceBlog is over. Federal judge David O. Carter issued a minute order on Thursday, December 15, awarding $30,000 in damages on charges of cybersquatting, trademark infringement and unfair business practices to Thinking Liberally Media, the publishers of TheLiberalOC blog, Madison Alexander PR, Chris Prevatt, Ryan Trabuco and Claudio Gallegos.

Safest City in America? It’s Irvine…Again

Irvine continues on its path to being America’s safest city with more than 100,000 residents.  The city usually tops the FBI lists for safety and Irvine garnered top marks from CQ Press which compiles crime and city statistics. From the story in the Register:  ” The rankings take into account murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault,…