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Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

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16 States down, 34 to go as Illinois approved same sex marriage today.  Nearly one-third of the states have approved same-sex marriage with today’s news.  Here’s the details from the LA Times: Illinois has joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing same-sex marriages after Gov. Pat Quinn signed the legislation today.…

Jess Carbajal Files Wrongful Termination & Retaliation Lawsuit Against Orange County

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  Hot off the press.  Jess Carbajal Files Lawsuit For Wrongful Termination & Retaliation Against Orange County For Botched Investigation Directed By High Level Superiors Senior County executives attempted to make the fall guy for the improper investigation they directed into initial sex allegations leveled against then Santa Ana City Councilman and Public Works Department…

Next Steps for the Solar Decathlon

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TheLiberalOC is pleased to publish this essay from Professor Fred Smoller of Chapman University.  Without Professor Smoller’s vision, Orange County’s Great Park would never had hosted the recently held Solar Decathlon in the first place. Future planning for the hugely successful solar decathlon and XPO requires ambitious and innovative thinking, followed by bold action. In case…

The Eli Home Responds to Cynthia Ward

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The Eli Home is a critical tool in the fight to protect children from broken homes and abuse.  The Galloway family has been closely associated with it for years.  As Eli Home head and former Council member Lorri Galloway launches a bid for Anaheim Mayor, it’s prompted her political enemies to make a variety of…

In Costa Mesa, it’s “Blame the Unions” No Matter What Happens

Councilman Steve Mensinger (Appointed) - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

Costa Mesa council member Steve Mensinger’s lawsuit against the Costa Mesa Police Officer’s Association and its defunct law firm of Lackie, Dammeir, McGill and Ethir was amended last week with a claim that one of the defendants placed a GPS tracking device on Mensinger’s vehicle — a claim the defendant’s deny and one impossible for Mensinger to…

Tait-Kring-Galloway Three Way Race the One to Watch

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Officially, there’s a four way race in Anaheim for Mayor but the reality is it’s a three-way between Mayor Tom Tait, councilmember Lucille Kring and former Mayor Pro Tem Lorri Galloway that is creating a fascinating dynamic. Republicans have had a stranglehold on Anaheim City Hall for years in spite of Democrats having a voter…

Hugh Hewitt is a Finalist for the Irvine School Board

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The Cowardly Lion himself is a finalist for the Irvine Unified School Board seat being vacated by Gavin Huntley-Fenner.  Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt has made the final cut of about a dozen candidates and is being invited back for a final round of interviews by the Irvine School Board. How Hewitt will juggle…