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Does Irvine need a Site C for the New High School?

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There’s an ongoing battle in Irvine about the site for the city’s 5th high school; site A which is favored by the IUSD school board and the superintendent located a near 1,000 yards from the Orange County Musick Jail and a capped landfill and site B near the Great Park support by the City Council members…

Solorio Garners New Endorsements for State Senate Race

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

State Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has endorsed Community College Trustee, and former State Assemblyman, Jose Solorio in his campaign bid for the open 34th State Senate district seat in Orange County and Long Beach. Steinberg plans to make the race a Senate Democratic Caucus top candidate priority for this 2014 election cycle.

Cavazos: “It’s a new Santa Ana!”

Santa Ana City Manager David Cavazos. (Photo by: Adam Elmahrek)

TheLiberalOC sat down with new Santa Ana City Manager David Cavazos this week. We’re pleased to report the city has found the right man for the job. Cavazos has been in OC roughly 100 days and already, he has become Santa Ana’s biggest cheerleader

Kelly Thomas Verdict: NOT Guilty

Kelly Thomas

The Fullerton police officers charged in the death of Kelly Thomas were found Not Guilty. There LA Times has the story here: Ex-Fullerton officers found not guilty in Kelly Thomas death Los Angeles Times | January 13, 2014 | 4:04 PM Two former Fullerton police officers were found not guilty in the killing of Kelly…

Great Park Forensic Audit; Politics Over Substance

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I’ll say this to Council member Christina Shea and Jeff Lalloway: mission accomplished. The forensic auditor delivered exactly the sort of document you wanted for the upcoming November elections. It’s loaded with the sort of editorial comment against Larry Agran you sought and charges of non-cooperation against Great Park contractors and it republished a bunch of numbers that have been covered in the multiple compliance audits already.