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LA Times on Plastic Bag Bans

Plastic Bags

Today’s Los Angeles Times editorial pages weigh in on the various proposals in Sacramento to ban plastic bags from stores by calling for a basic fee for their use. This would encourage consumers to be more thoughtful when it comes to using re-usable bags

For Your Summer Reading

Austerity-Book_cover

While it’s fashionable among the conservative and libertarian sectors of Orange County, especially when talking about the economies of foreign nations like Greece and Spain, the Austerity Measures are actually delaying any sort of economic rebound.  Not so you say?  I dare you to pick up a new book released last week by Mark Blyth…

Santa Ana: Chivas Deal is Dead

Chivas USA

Every so often, I’ll venture over to Santa Ana Sentinel, run by Santa Ana artist and part-time Santa Ana College instructor Omar Avalos who pens a blog about Chivas USA for Soccer Newsday. Recently, he’s noted increased marketing of the Los Angeles Galaxy in Santa Ana which he attributes to the city’s flirtations with Chivas…

A Broken Blog and A Broken Wing

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We’ve had a little trouble with the Blog that was fixed over the weekend; there are still a few kinks to work out and that might take a little longer than we thought as our publisher Chris Prevatt was in a serious car accident Saturday afternoon in Long Beach.

Clueless Cruz

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is the Flag Day speaker for the Orange County GOP this year and when not channeling the late Senator Joe McCarthy, his actions as Texas’ newest Senator only solidify his credentials as a major league hypocrite. Want proof? Cruz voted against an emergency aid bill for Hurricane Sandy victims earlier this…