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Republicans Ready to Sue Over Redistricting

The new redistricting maps for Congress and the state senate and assembly appear to be cast in stone, and Republicans are not happy with the new non-Gerrymandered maps.  So unhappy in fact, the LA Times is reporting they are preparing to sue. This is a case of “be careful what you wish for,” as a…

Amante Builds Warchest to Fight Recall

      Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante, the target of a recall effort, has stated publicly that if a recall does become a reality, he’ll fight it. But in a sign that those behind the RecallAmante effort are progressing well on the signature gathering front, the Mayor is hosting a fundraising BBQ in Old Town…

NY Times: Rep. Issa’s Business Benefits from Government Spending

You have to love these fiscally conversative Republicans who hate any sort of government spending unless it somehow benefits their own business interests.  Today’s NY Times exposes how the very wealthy Rep. Darryl Issa’s significant business interests beenfit greatly from his own work in Congress.  It’s worth noting that Issa, considered by many to be…

Fullerton Police Chief to Take Medical Leave

Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers

The LiberalOC has learned that Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers is stepping down for a medical leave due to an unspecified illness.  Sources say the leave could be 30 days to a year long.  Two Fullerton city council members, Sharon Quirk-Silva and Bruce Whitaker, have already called on Sellers to resign due to his inaction…