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Thief Makes Off with Councilwoman’s Bike

Last week, Americans were shocked to learn that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Bryar was robbed by a machete-wielding intruder at his Nevis vacation home in the Caribbean. But crime clearly doesn’t respect judges or elected officials in America’s fourth safest city (according to Forbes Magazine).  Santa Ana Council member Michele Martinez, a candidate for state…

Leprechaun Mayor Monahan: It’s Good to Be The Mayor

Leprechaun Mayor Gary Monahan

Leprechauns are known to be tricky little fellas, but sometimes just being the Mayor of Costa Mesas makes it easier to get what you want. Claims of finnancial crisis didn’t stop our favorite little Leprechaun Mayor Gary Monahan from getting a little strip of green laid out in front of his pub.

Quirk-Silva Seeks to Honor Fullerton’s Gary Carter

Gary Carter was an all-star catcher for several teams in the Major Leagues, most notably with the 1986 World Champion New York Mets – a team that won one of the greatest baseball championships ever played.  Carter hailed from Fullerton; he was a one time paperboy for the local newspaper and had one of his…

Happy Trails Todd Gallinger

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It’s with a mixture of happiness and sadness that we let our readers know that Todd Gallinger, our lawyer and longtime Irvine activist, has accepted a new position in Washington, DC.  Todd has been named the Director of Chapter Development for the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest and most widely recognized Islamic Advocacy…

Yahoo Predicts Obama win in 2012

Let me preface this by saying itsa long way to November, but the political scientists and data geeks at Yahoo are calling the 2012 election for President Barack Obama. From this story on Yahoo: The Signal predicts that Barack Obama will win the presidential contest with 303 electoral votes to the Republican nominee’s 235. How…