Orange County – Local

Local Orange Couty, California

Calls for Arming Teachers and Principals Growing Stronger

In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, gun advocates are turning up the heat to suggest if the school’s teachers or principal were armed, they would have been in a position to return fire and possibly prevent the large loss of life.  Local Orange County school districts have been dealing with a significant number…

A Must Read Post on Mental Illness

  This guest post was shared with me on Facebook.  In the wake of the killings of children in Connecticut, it’s insight into how a parent with a mentally ill child deals with daily life. I’ve excerpted a couple of paragraphs, but please click through and read the entire post. I live with a son…

Tinajero is Santa Ana’s New Mayor Pro Tem

Santa Ana Council member Sal Tinajero is the city’s new Mayor Pro Tem by a unanimous vote of the City Council at last night’s meeting.  This is the result of a deal hammered out last summer after both Tinajero and Council member David Benavides pulled papers to run for Mayor and Tinajero withdrew to join…