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Solorio to speak at Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats OC Sunday

On Sunday, the Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats of Orange County will hold their first general membership meeting. Assemblyman Jose Solorio will be there to kick off the relaunch of Orange County’s 22 year old lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender democratic club. Formerly the Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club, MilkOC is a Democratic Club for the LGBT Community and…

Sheriff Hutchens makes the case

IT’S SIMPLE, IT’S THE LAW As a citizen, I support the 2nd amendment and the rights of law-abiding gun owners. As the Sheriff-Coroner of Orange County, it is my sworn duty to uphold the law and apply it equitably to all people. Recently, there have been some who have questioned my policy on the issuance…

Time To Throw In The Towel On Pension Lawsuit

More than a year ago, then Board of Supervisor’s Chairman, “Chicken Little” Moorlach and his Mini-Me Mario Mainero convinced to Board of Supervisors to pursue the concept of suing the Orange County Retirement System to overturn the retroactive portion of Deputy Sheriff pension benefits negotiated and implemented in 2001. Even though the County paid for several…

The Register’s Irvine World News adds a New Columnist

I get four newspapers every day.  The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the OC Register.  I’m in the minority on my street where about four other homes get a single newspaper.  In the midst of forced furloughs and looming layoffs that are sure to hit the newsroom, the…