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Governor Signs Correa Bill to Aid California Non-profit Organizations

NOTE: The following press release was sent from Senator Lou Correa’s Sacramento office. SACRAMENTO, CA – Today Governor Schwarzenegger approved Senate Bill 200, authored by Senator Lou Correa (Orange County). SB 200 will allow California non-profit organizations to announce and advertise raffles on the internet and strengthen the existing prohibition in the law regarding the…

Don’t Tell Chuck DeVore

Everyone but those living under rocks knows that the healthcare overhaul working its way through the bowels of Washington is a sticky mess. Centrists think it’s over-reaching. Republicans would rather sacrifice the well-being of the uninsured and under-insured than give President Obama and the Democrats a sustaining victory. Liberals and Progressives worry that the concessions…

QuachGate: Van Tran Disrupted Police Investigation

A few minutes ago the OC Register put up a story describing some of how Assemblyman Van Tran, despite repeated and specific warnings, disrupted the DUI investigation of Andy Quach. According to the Register and the Westminster Police, Mr. Tran presented himself as Mr. Quach’s attorney. It was only after the sergeant at the scene…

Solar: Innovative Way To Save Schools Money

The OC Register’s Fermin Leal reported yesterday on the Santa Ana Unified School District’s effort to assist in the battle against global warming and rising energy costs. Santa Ana school adding solar power system Saddleback High may soon produce up to 70 percent of the electricity it needs. SANTA ANA – Saddleback High School will…

Drinking Liberally and Responsibly

With the arrest of Westminster City Councilmember Andy “Van Tran’s Henchman” Quach (R) for driving with a blood alcohol level of .26% posting a reminder about Drinking Liberally this week seems a bit, well weird. At any rate, we will be gathering at Memphis Thursday evening at 8:30 pm for our weekly liberal discussion group.…