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Sue Perez Drops Out

Hat Tip to Matt Cunningham at Red County for his report that Sue Perez has decided not to challenge State Senator Lou Correa.  The story says Perez may have some baggage that could be damaging in mail pieces against her, but her biggest issue is that she doesn’t live in the district.  Matt seems convinced…

Last Drinking Liberally of 2009

This year has just flown by. Tonight, Thursday December17th, is the final Drinking Liberally event at Memphis in Santa Ana for 2009. So come join your fellow liberals to raise a glass of cheer to 2009. We’ll be at Memphis at the Santora from 8;30 pm till midnight. 201 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, in the…

Supes “Free Willi”-ams to continue business as usual

I’m sure that the fact that Williams personal attorney Phil Greer has represented all of the sitting members of the Board of Supervisors except for John Moorlach couldn’t possibly have played a role in the decisions of Supervisor’s Bates and Nguyen to oppose the solution recommended by CEO Tom Mauk (snark). Bates proposed looking into the matter further when the Board discusses the next County budget in May.

Capo Teachers and Anaheim Workers Protest Cuts to Dramatically Different Responses

There were two public meetings Tuesday night where public employees showed up to express their interest in resolving the budget shortfalls affecting both employers. One at the Capistrano Unified School District Board meeting, and one at the Anaheim City Council meeting. The employees were met with dramatically different responses from their governing officials. From the Orange County Register,…

You Can Make a Difference

  OK, I know. At this time of year we’re all inundated constantly and everywhere with requests to donate food and/or toys to this or that worthy charity. And we do our best to help. Yes, I’m about to make yet another pitch. This one’s different. There’s an urgency. The Southwest Community Center in Santa…

Send Choi a Message by Sending Melissa Fox a Check

With all the press he’s received, AD-70 GOP candidate Steven Choi has likelu zoomed ahead of Jerry Amante and Don Wagner for AD-70 by issuing a very Rep. Joe Wilson-like call for funds from his Pelosi-is-Stalin stunt.  Choi’s whiney Letter to the Editor is in this morning’s OC Register. But tell Choi what you really…