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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…

US Energy Department Taps Great Park for 2013 Solar Decathlon

This announcement came in and we had to post because it’s great news about The Great Park and great news about the Federal Government’s committment to alternative and renewable energy and hopefully will rub the climate change deniers on the Register’s editorial pages to do some homework about climate change that isn’t based on research…

Unintentional Hilarity

Sometimes, a newspaper headline gets accidentially connected to a photo on the page that has nothing to do with the story in question. And this happened in the Washington Post of all places with the headline and photo pairing above. In light of Chris’s excellent post on the Register’s editorial page criticism of the President for…

GOP, OC Register Overstate Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs Picture

Indiana governor Mitch Daniels took the Obama administration to task for rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline is his rebuttal to the President’s State of the Union address citing the number of jobs the construction of said pipeline would create.  The OC Register, in an editorial on January 20, also criticize the President for “not being…