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Anaheim Taxpayers Bailing Out Anaheim Chamber?

Any city big enough to support major theme parks, have a large enough convention center to host shows like BlizzardWorld and the Anime Expo, and two professional sports franchises should have a strong Chamber of Commerce, right?  But this isn’t the case in Anaheim where taxpayers are about to provide a stimulus package to the…

Sierra Club Opposes 57 Freeway Extension

Some good news came on the much derided proposal to extend the 57 Freeway down the middle of the Santa Ana River to either the 405 or PCH, depending on which proposal is presented at the time. State Senator Lou Correa has long been a champion of trying to stop this boondoggle, one of the…

QuachGate: Andy’s Mug Shot, FINALLY!

I will be searching my thesarus for various words that describe annoyed, but after more than two weeks, the Mug Shot from Andy Quach’s DUI arrest has finally been released. H/T to OC Weekly’s Scott Moxley who was able to get his hands on it. I first requested the photo on August 7th from the…

QuachGate: That Elusive 85 Minute Gap

On the evening of his DUI accident Westminster Councilman Andy Quach told authorities and the Orange County Register that he was at the West Coast Seafood Buffet Restaurant at 15440 Beach Blvd., in Westminster meeting with friends and that he had fallen asleep on his way home from that gathering. According to police reports, Quach…

Requiescat in pace Bruce Manning

An update: A Memorial Service for Bruce will be held on Sunday, August 23rd at Harbor Lawn Cemetery. (1625 Gisler Ave, Costa Mesa, CA) at 1PM It’s with a heavy heart I pay tribute to my friend Bruce Manning who passed away yesterday afternoon suddenly.  Bruce and I attended the same college in upstate New York but…