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Is the Fix in for the “Build the Great Park Now” Effort?

Balloon Ride at The Great Park Irvine

Hot off the press, this email from Matt Smith, the president of the Irvine Democratic Club, urging Irvine Democrats to attend a special Planning Commission meeting regarding a faux grassroots group called “Build the Great Park Now” that seems more intent on turning the Great Park into a massive sports complex instead of the master…

OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List


Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…

Tait, Pulido Lend Their Names to anti-Union Ballot Measure

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, mayors to two cities with a significant number of union workers, have both lent their names in support of a new ballot measure aimed at “reforming” public employee union pensions. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed leads the effort which included San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris,…

Thursday Fundraiser for Orange School Board Member Diane Singer

Diane Singer

Orange Unified School Board candidate Diane Singer will hold a fundraiser birthday party this Thursday night at The Catch in Anaheim.  State Senator Lou Correa and OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will serve as bi-partisan co-hosts for the event that starts at 5:30 PM.  If you want to go, RSVP to First elected to the Orange School…