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The Happy Puppet(s)


Later this afternoon (schedule permitting), I will be swinging by The Eli Home in Anaheim to drop off a check and a couple of unwrapped gifts for kids…in this case, delightful finger puppets for kids 3 to 99 years old.  The check is from me for the good work the Eli Home does and the finger…

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.”