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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…

Chop at the Top

That was the subject line of an email last night to Orange County workers from Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino. His message was in response to today’s latest salvo from County CEO Tom Mauk regarding budget cuts proposed for the Social Services Agency. As the Orange County Register reported in a web…

Get Up & Get Moving for Equality!

Want to see Prop H8 repealed/overturned? Want to see marriage equality come to California, and stay once & for all? Want to see equality for all happen? How about joining the OC Equality Coalition in a very special day of action this Saturday, 12/13? We’ll be starting out at the corner of Alton & Culver…

Tit-for-Tat. Is Mauk being a childish brat?

After listening to yesterday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting I was somewhat hopeful after Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) GM Nick Berardino’s comments that things might move forward. Norberto Santana had a different, more disappointing, perspective in his Total Buzz story Tuesday evening. Responding to an idea floated last week by union leader Nick Berardino — calling…

Choi cleans house

As they prepare for tonight’s swearing in ceremonies, the grapevine has tipped us off that Irvine council member Steven Choi has replaced all his city commission appointees and has parted ways with pollster Adam Probolsky. The skinny has to do with the OC GOP’s decision to protect Choi’s candidacy by running a hit piece on…