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Register Editorial Pages endorse First Democrat for 2014 Election – Sharon Wallin for IUSD Trustee

Sharon Wallin, second from right, was endorsed for re-election to the IUSD board by the OC Register.

The Orange County Register’s editorial pages remain in complete denial of the county’s purple hue.  In 2012, they endorsed exactly one Democrat — Orange Mayor Tita Smith, whom we’ve heard but never confirmed, failed to vote for President Obama in 2012, which would certainly explain the Register’s endorsement.  In today’s edition’s, they endorse Sharon Wallin…

Janet Nguyen Served with Recall Petition

Supervisor Janet Nguyen listens as her colleagues discuss a scathing audit of CalOptima. (Photo by: Nick Gerda/Voice of OC)

We received this press release this morning that SD-34 candidate and current OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen has been served with a recall petition.  So in the event she fails to win in November, she may have another huge battle on her hands to retain her seat. The press release is below: VIETNAMESE AMERICAN VOTERS TO…

Lalloway’s Comedic Outrage

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Jeff Lalloway is a terrible actor.  For evidence of this, simply watch the video of last week’s Irvine City Council meeting as he feigned outrage over the Irvine Community News and Views where there is a letter to the editor referencing “foreigners” coming into Irvine and buying houses as somehow being “racist.”  And Mayor Steven…

A City of Kindness?

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Much happening in Anaheim over the weekend, coinciding with a family visit, made it impossible to get to this post any sooner, but some big doings nonetheless.  Namely Pettibone fallout, CATER loses in Court, and the Angels break off negotiations with Anaheim. First off, the Pettibone Caper as Tom Tait’s hand-picked council candidate withdrew from…

Another Tait Campaign Disaster: Pettibone Withdraws from Anaheim Council race

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The Liberal OC has learned that Tom Tait’s hand-picked city council candidate Doug Pettibone has withdrawn his candidacy for the Anaheim City Council’s race stemming from domestic battery charges in the late 1990s.  Pettibone sent this email to the city clerk’s office earlier today, copying candidates for Anaheim office and his current wife on the…