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Seniors Tell Supes to Cut Perks Not Services

From Norberto Santana over at Total Buzz. Scores of senior citizens were out in force this morning in front of the Hall of Adminstration in Santa Ana protesting recent cuts to the county Social Services Agency and the unwillingness of board supervisors to trim their perks. Nearly 50 seniors came out to the protest, organized…

Grose quits Los Alamito’s City Council

The OC Register is reporting that Mayor Dean Grose has resigned from the city council and the LA Times is reporting that local police have stepped up patrols of his home after shattered pieces of watermelon were found at his business and his home. (photo courtesy of the OCRegister.com) From the Register story: “For the…

Eve of Justice This Wednesday!

Please, please, please don’t miss this event! Wednesday night will be our last chance to speak out before the California Supreme Court hears the oral arguments for the Prop H8 lawsuit, so let’s get out, get active, and let our voices be heard! Wednesday, March 4, 5:30-7:00 pm Fairview Community Church, 2525 Fairview Rd, Costa…

On The Agenda This Week…

A few items on the Agenda for the Tuesday, March 3, 2009 meeting of the Orange County Board of Supervisors have raised my interest. First we have: 36. Revised Title to read: County Executive Office – Response to 2/10/09 Board Directive regarding HOA Security Services – All Districts  Receive and file proposal from Santa Ana…

Pumping Paychecks – Update

If you were to walk into the county economic development agency (or any economic development agency for that matter) and tell them this story, they would be wining and dining you to get you here as fast as possible.  It goes like this: I have a company which needs to relocate.  I’m going to need…

Say Hello to Sunny D!

For all of us who have sorely missed the presence of Claudio Gallegos in the OC blogosphere… He’s back! After a one year sabattical from the blogosphere, I am happy to announce my return and the premiere of a new blog, SUNNY D! After much thought and reflection, I decided to strike it out on…

Irvine’s Beth Krom expected to run for Congress

It’s not official yet, but Irvine City Council member Beth Krom is putting the pieces in place for a run for Congress in 2010 in CD-48.  As a city council member and as a former Mayor, Krom has a lot going her way.  She’s also proven she can raise enough money to launch a solid…