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IPSF Meets 2011 Fundraising Goal

It’s remarkable when, even in a down economy, that a  community that values education can make up where our tax dollars fall short.  And thanks to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation, the community raised $500,000 in 2011 which will be matched by the City of Irvine dollar for dollar. Here’s the press release:  Irvine Public…

President Obama coming to Newport Beach

Hat tip to our friends at OC Weekly, but welcome news that President Barack Obama is coming to Orange County and Newport Beach for a fundraiser. The President comes to OC on February 16 according to OC Weekly; from the story: “Count Jeff and Nancy Stack among them. Having already given the legal limit of…

Perez has the Fundraising Lead in the 69th AD

Julio Perez

Julio Perez holds the fundraising lead in the 69th Assembly contest based on campaign finance reports submitted today. Perez reported raising 114,747.27 for the 2011 year. Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez holds the position of runner-up having raised a surprising $100,299.00 including a $15,700 loan she made to her campaign.

New Right Wing Blog Debuts

Those who follow the blogsphere in Orange County know that Red County hasn’t been the same in quite some time.  A new conservative political blog has just been launched to fill a void left behind by Red County, the occasional musings of PowerBlue Blog and the editorial blogs offered by the OC Register.  And with…

The Angry Right

The weekend kicked off with a spirited debate between LiberalOC publisher Chris Prevatt and the OC Register’s Mark Landsbaum over an editorial in the Register reacting to President Obama’s State of the Union address.  Landsbaum has published not one – but two editorials entitled “Obama the Angry” and in the last piece, identified the notion…