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Irvine’s Puppet Master

I have had the good fortune to get to know Beth Krom, Sukhee Kang and Larry Agran over the years.  The constant Republican spin is that both Kang and Krom have their puppet strings pulled by Agran.  And while the three may vote alike, Agran has no control over either of them.  The three bicker…

The Tea Party is Over: A Tale of Allen and Alan in Florida

In 2010, The Tea Party was the big winner in the mid-term elections forcing sometimes reasonable Republicans to embrace the crazy far right fringe and insisting taxes were too high in spite of evidence from the Congressional Budget Office that Americans actually pay a lower percentage of taxes as part of their income today than…

Pulido Loses While Winning; Benavides Wins by Losing

Mayor Miguel Pulido won a decisive victory over his opponents in Tuesday’s election but will take the oath of office next month considerably weakened.  He was elected with less than 50 percent of the vote, he’s lost his closest allies on the council, there’s an unknown councilmember that might swing his way but at best…

OCTA Responds to Yorba Linda Water District post

We got a call from the OCTA on our lawsuit post from this morning.  Spokeman Joel Zlotnik gave us this statement: “OCTA offered to pay half the cost of moving the waterline and Yorba Linda Water District declined. In an effort to avoid litigation and keep the project moving forward, OCTA offered to pay the…