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Sometimes they just write it for me…

Wednesday evening I came across this headline on OCRegister.com: County managers take $4.4 million in cash perk. Register investigative reporter Tony Saavedra dug up the dirt on the $4,500 optional benefit perk County Managers get. It appears that the management perk intended to pay for education and career improvement courses is instead being used as a…

Sunday at Saddleback UPDATE

Last night, I found out that Soulforce has cancelled its action at Saddleback Church on January 18. I apologize to everyone here in the LOC community for posting what turned out to be wrong information. Hopefully, I caught this in time to make sure no one goes to Irvine at 8:30 AM expecting to see…

Melahat Strikes Back!

Steve Perez asks Melahat Rafiei answers a few questions about the rumors surrounding her and OC Democratic Chair Frank Barbaro, as well as her future and that of the OC Democratic Party.

Celebrate Richard Nixon’s 96th Birthday Friday

That’s right, Tricky Dick would have been 96 this Friday so the good folks at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda have a gift for you: free admission. There will be a ceremony and a lecture, plus that Watergate exhibition has been snazzed up to include actual facts.  And Ann Coulter is coming to the…

Soulforce Sunday at Saddleback Church

Something very special will be happening here in OC on Sunday, January 18. Soulforce, the group of progressive people of faith that travel across the nation & around the world to engage in dialogue with other faith communities on LGBT civil rights, will be coming to Saddleback Church two days before Saddleback Pastor Rick Warren…

Barbaro To Speak At Young Dems Meeting Thursday

Democratic Party of Orange County Chair Frank Barbaro is scheduled to speak at the Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, January 8th at 7:00 PM at Bistro 400 located at 400 W. 4th Street , Santa Ana CA , 92701 . The meeting will be followed by Drinking Liberally at Memphis .