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Norby: Are bike helmets making kids fat?

This headline from the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning. O.C. supervisor: Are bike helmets making kids fat? That brings us to the bike-helmet question (the video is here, about 1 hour, 12 minutes in). Norby, a Republican who’s seeking the state Assembly seat formerly held by Mike Duvall, brought it up as part of his larger point: that…

Debbie Cook urges support for Beth Krom in CD-48

Dear Friend, Last year, at nearly this exact moment, we had Dana Rohrabacher on the ropes. Although my opponent eventually won, we opened the door to future wins for progressive candidates in Orange County. Although I have decided not to throw my hat into the ring again, I want to tell you about another great…

Encourageing Gay Bashers, That’s our OC Board of Education

OC Register Columnist Yvette Cabrera wrote in her column on Monday about the flap over comments made by Orange County Board of Education President Alexandra Coronado over the establishment of Harvey Milk Day in California and the vote of the Board to urge the Governor to veto the legislation, which he signed earlier this month.…

Pelosi at 15th Truman Dinner Shows OC Blue Power

Santa Ana, CA — As we reported on Friday, the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) has confirmed the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the keynote speaker for the 15th Annual Harry S Truman Awards dinner. The DPOC also announced that State Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana) is the 2009 Truman…

Senator Lou Correa to Promote Teen Driver Safety

SANTA ANA, CA – California State Senator Lou Correa is partnering with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) and Police Services of the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) to present an October 20 student assembly at Godinez Fundamental High School in Santa Ana in observance of National Teen Driver Safety…

Hedrick: Ken Calvert’s shady land is an ‘embarrassment’

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Correction: Congressman Probed story October 19, 2009 — In an Oct. 17 story about an alleged improper sale of publicly owned land, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a newspaper said the FBI was investigating Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported the FBI had sought information on a lawsuit against an agency…