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US Commerce Secretary to address 2014 CES

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When you consider how important the consumer electronics industry is to Orange County as a creator of good jobs at good wages, it’s good to see the US government taking a bigger interest in this industry as a national jobs creator.  Companies like Broadcom, Vizio, D-Link, Toshiba, and Mitsubishi all have a large presence at CES…

DPOC Holiday Party Next Monday


You are invited to join the Democratic Party for our December meeting and annual holiday party! Bring your favorite dish for our potluck. When: Monday, December 16th. Meeting at 7:00pm (all are welcome) & party at 8:00pm Where: Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 582 1916 West Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92868 We are collecting shoes for Global Volunteers…

LA’s Progressive Radio Station Goes Right Wing


Fans of the Stephanie Miller show, Randi Rhodes and Thom Hartmann are going to have to move elsewhere as KTLK (K-Talk) will soon be the Los Angeles home of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck.  Clear Channel made the announcement and you can read about in this story from the LA Times. KFI, which…

Mike Carona loses another appeal, staying in jail


Yesterday former Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona lost another appeal related to his January 2009 felony conviction on one count of witness tampering. A three judges hearing the appeal denied Carona’s request saying that the judge did not make an error in his sentencing decision. The court said, “The sentence imposed was not substantively unreasonable.”

Anaheim’s CATER emerges


Anaheim’s Cynthia Ward has started a group called Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility  (CATER) and they have filed a complaint alleging unclear Brown Act violations against the Anaheim City Council based on the city staff’s recommendation to approve the two MOUs related to the Angels negotiations and the city council’s 4-1 vote to do so in…