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On being a Liberal

I had prepared these remarks for the NUFF forum in case they wanted something a tad more formal.  Since I didn’t get the chance to present them there, Easter weekend seems to be the appropriate time to offer these thoughts here. The Register’s Alan Bock wrote on his blog recently, and I’m paraphrasing a bit,…

San Juan Capistrano Holds Back Documents

The city of San Juan Capistrano continues to hold back key information relating to its attempt to buy two adjacent properties where a new city hall might have gone. The secrecy regarding this deal has irked Mayor Londres Uso, who complained last month about his colleagues doing too much of the public’s business in the dark.

Martinez Bookstore Moving to the Artist’s Village

I have long believed there should be an independent book store in the Artist’s Village. I am glad to see that is finally happening. Libreria Martinez will be a welcome addition to the Artist’s Village and I truly hope to see it do well. The reporter, Theresa Cisneros, who is an old friend from Santa Ana College explained really well some of the new features of the new Libreria Martinez.

An expensive night out with Councilman Sal Tinajero

If the headline looks familiar, it should.  Back in December, the Orange Juice blog and New Santa Ana Blogs roundly criticized Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for hosting a fundraiser.  “Admin” for NewSantaAna wrote then that “Families in Santa Ana are lucky to make $789 a week and Sanchez wants up to $2,400 from them, for the…

The OC Blogsphere’s Man of the Year

We salute the OC blogsphere’s Man of the Year with this collection of photographs that display his awesomeness and appreciation of his knowledge on porn mustaches, massage parlors that give happy endings, perverts in the park and his strong desire for a new place for dogs to play (excrete) in Santa Ana. Now you might recognize this fellow and say to yourself, “he looks like someone I know and just look at that cut waistline and rippling abs.

No Fooling, Drinking Liberally Happens Tonight

I have to admit, I have been remiss the past few weeks in sending out your weekly DL reminders. While it is April Fools Day today, it is no joke that we will be Drinking Liberally Tonight. We will not be doing anything like the RNC’s Young Eagles though; there is no place to hang…