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Irvine Republicans Throw Probolsky Under the Bus

In a letter to the Irvine World News/OC Post today, defeated council candidate Patrick Rodgers said that Irvine Council member Steve Choi was “kind” in his comments about departed Commissioner Adam Probolsky. Rodgers wrote: “a substantial number of Irvine Republicans..saw (Probolsky) as one who did not represent the philosophy of the council member who appointed…

Why not Chop at the Top, first?

Orange County to lay off social service workers Dec. 29 The 210 employees who lose their jobs will get two weeks notice. County officials also prepare to proceed with more terminations. By Stuart Pfeifer – LA Times December 16, 2008 - Orange County officials plan to deliver layoff notices to social services workers in two weeks…

CA-Sen: Chuck DeVore’s Online Ad Is Going Viral!

Yes, you heard me right. Everyone’s talking about the first shot in what should be a fascinating 2010 Senate campaign! It’s just too bad for OC’s favorite radical right legislator that people are laughing at the video, not along with the video. Charles Lemos is having a good laugh about the Chuck DeVore for Senate…

See “MILK” & Speak Out This Saturday!

Have you seen “Milk” yet? I haven’t. But you know what? I so want to see this film! After the disappointing election results last month, I need some inspiration as we now move to overturn H8. Now come on, I know you need some inspiration, too. That’s why I’m hosting OC’s very own “MILK +…

The Disconnect of “Royalty”

The Orange County Register’s Norberto Santana followed up last night to his story about the extravagance and waste of the Board of Supervisors while they cut hundreds of jobs during the holidays. The focus of Board Chair Moorlach’s rationale for why the Board needs to spend $326,000 to address a fire code violation is quite…

Roof Collapses at North OC ROP

Anaheim, CA–A portion of the roof at the North OCROP, located on Loara in Anaheim, collapsed due to the rain this morning. Early reports say that five were injured, none seriously. The area which collapsed effected the section where medical assistant classes are held. Students were evacuated to the Ganahl Lumber facility across the street. More details…

Moorlach: Let them eat cake!

Okay the “Gang of Five” a.k.a. the Orange County Board of Supervisors have proven yet again that they have no common sense. Back in 2007 these “fiscal conservatives” remodeled their offices without regard to costs. Today as the county budget collapses in upon itself, and in stunning similarity to the life of pleasure and careless extravagance demonstrated by…