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Moorlach Wanted a Moat and Drawbridge

Yesterday afternoon, The Orange County Register’s Tony Saavedra followed up on the story we broke on Tuesday about the alleged reason for the lobby remodel on the fifth floor of the Board of Supervisors offices. It appeared to be a good excuse — or at least a plausible one: the Orange County Board of Supervisors…

Celebrating Change! Happy New Year 2009

2008 brought an unprecedented number of visitors to TheLiberalOC. We are glad that you our readers hve responded by continuing to come back. Whether we were talking about the Presidential Primary, the First District Supervisor’s election, the County pension lawsuit, the Board of Supervisor’s remodel of their lobby, or the unprecedented voter turnout in Orange…

Cheer for a Day Helps Bring Woe for a Year

The OCR has reported that Anaheim has paid for its Rose parade float with Convention Center funds meant to promote tourism to the tune of $150,000*. Is this really responsible stewardship when your city is facing a budget loss of millions? As a former candidate, I must say that it’s pretty irresponsible for such a…

Time for Jon Fleischman to Make a Statement on Mike Carona

While so many of us thought Jon Flieschman of the Flash Report and formerly a flack for the Sheriff’s Office would be called to testify as a defense witness in the Mike Carona trial (excuse me, the indicted for corruption, the resigned and disgraced former sheriff who routinely wore his Christian faith on his sleeve…

$326,000 to unlock a couple doors?

We were curious what the violation was that the Santa Ana Fire Department cited the county for in January 2007 that required spending $326,000 to fix. To get to the bottom of things we asked for a copy of the letter the Fire Department sent to the county regarding their January 22, 2007 inspection of the Hall…