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Local Orange County Political News

Red County’s Wing-Nut Bias?

Okay, I know that they are Republicans and they can’t really help themselves; but this takes the cake. I was reading the headlines this morning on Red County and did a double-take on this headline. Holder Says He Will Mirandize Obama Corpse The headline linked to a Washington Examiner opinion piece by Byron York titled:…

Deputy Treasurer Keith Rodenhuis Jumps Into Race

Keith has a killer ballot title in an expensive county-wide race. Street had the slates pretty much locked up — and if he arranges with the vendors to release them to Keith, then Mr. Rodenhuis will be in a pretty commanding position to at the very least make it into a run-off.

Hugh Nguyen seems to have a problem telling the truth

Revelation of his lack of truthiness could not have come at a more inopportune time for Mr. Nguyen. Despite being the sole Republican running for the non-partisan Clerk Recorder’s office, Hugh Nguyen failed to receive the endorsement of his own party. This week seems to have gotten off to a bad start for Hugh.

OC Supes Strip Street of investment powers

County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to revoke Orange County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street’s authority to invest county funds. Supervisors said that while Street has done a good job as treasurer, the move was needed to prevent the public and investors from losing confidence in the county’s investment pool until Street’s term ends on Jan. 3, 2011.

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez urges participation in the 2010 Census

“In these tough economic times, Orange County can’t afford to lose out on crucial federal funding,” said Rep. Sanchez. “Filling out your Census form is easy, and it helps ensure our community gets its fair share of resources for schools, hospitals, senior centers, libraries, and other important programs. Make sure you’re counted!”‬‪