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Requiescat in pace Joel Pasco

With sadness, we note the passing of Joel Pasco, the husband of former LA Times political reporter Jean Pasco, from inoperable cancer.  The Register did this story on Joel back in March.  Our prayers are with Jean and her family.

It’s Thursday Again!!!

That means it’s time to join the weekly gathering of LIBERALS in Orange County at Memphis at the Santora. Given that it is also our last gathering before Halloween, it is only appropriate that we scare the crap out of our Republican friends with talk of Health Insurance Reform, Hate Crimes laws, and scary truths…

OC Water District Chief gets a 10% raise, and more

Jennifer Muir over at the OC Register’s OC Watchdog blog brings us the hardship story (snark) of the OC Water District General Manager finally getting a raise. Well, at least it was a hardship for him. While his 145 employees had to skip a wage increase, he gets a 10% raise and a $15,000 bonus.…

Norby-Ackerman Grudge Match Sinks to Gutter in A.D. #72 Election Race

The disgusting slime fest continues between A.D. #72 Assembly seat Republican candidates Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman. The special election to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall is set for November 17th. The sole Democratic candiate, middle school history teacher John MacMurray, has stayed above and…

OC Supes Wasting Time – AGAIN!

Yesterday’s Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting proved to be another example of why people who hate the idea of government should not be in a position to run government. The meeting started off with one hell of a laugh. 4th District Supervisor Chris Norby was supposed to lead the Board in the Pledge of…

Will You Be Able to Attend the Public Safety Meeting?

Tonight is the the Public Safety Committee meeting for the Santa Ana City Council. The members are Claudia Alvarez, Sal Tinajero and David Benavides. You can read the agenda HERE. The meeting starts tonight at 5:30 P.m. and takes place at the Santa Ana Police Station, but NOT in the easily accessible Community Room where…