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Supes decides to NOT look at leaving OCERS

The Board of Supervisors today considered a request from United Employee Organizations of Orange County (UEOOC), representing employee participants in the Orange County Employee’s Retirement System (OCERS), for the County to study the feasibility of leaving OCERS and transfering the county workers over to the California Public Employee’s Retirement System (CalPERS). The request stems from…

On Flanigan, the Board says yes.

This morning, the Orange County Board of Supervisors considered the recommendaton of Chairman Moorlach to appoint Thomas Flanigan to the County Employee’s Retirement Board. 10 people spoke before the Board on the matter. All but two opposed the appointment of Flanigan or at least a delay in his appointment until a DA review is completed.…

The Emperor, the Jester, and the Snake Oil Salesman

Just a quick follow up on the Tom Flanigan appointment to the Orange County Employee’s Retirement System (OCERS) Board by Emperor John Moorlach. It seems the District Attorney has received and is reviewing a complaint regarding a confidential meeting that Moorlach, his Jester Mainero, had with Tom Flanigan and Sean McShea, President of Ryan Labs Inc. held…

Orange County Democrats: A Half Million Strong

Conbine us with DTS voters, and the Red County isn’t as Red as it used to be.  Congratulations to Frank and Melhat and Lindsay for surpassing voter registration goals of 500,000. Democrats in Orange County Surpass Registration Goal! Santa Ana, CA – October 20, 2008 2008 seems to be the year for things once thought…

CA-46: In Costa Mesa

Ah, what a weekend! There’s really nothing like a good, old fashioned neighborhood walk to soothe one’s soul! Whenever I get nervous about the election, I schedule some time to walk and I feel so much better afterwards. And you know what else? I also helped two very special people in their efforts to get…

Moorlach! Stop playing politics with my pension

It’s no secret that I really do not care much for OC Board of Supervisor’s Chair John Moorlach.  I even have a special name for him, Emperor Chicken Little. But this guy is just starting to piss me off. If you are not one of the approximately 27,299 active and deferred members or 10,122 retired…

Ruiz loses one opponent

One of the two challengers to Coast Community College 3rd District Trustee Armando Ruiz dropped out of the race this weekend, leaving Lorraine Prinsky as the only active challenger. H/T to Frank Mickadeit at the Orange County Register who broke this story in his column for Monday’s print edition and is already up online. I wrote…