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Pedroza and Mill, simply malicious opportunists

I know that sometimes it is better to ignore the crazy B.S. that comes out of Art Pedroza (failed City Council Candidate) and Sean Mill (Santa Ana Planning Commissioner) over on the OrangeJuiceBlog but Sometimes it isn’t. I have been trying, now unsuccessfully, to ignore their antics for the last week since Mill reposted a photo of Aloha holding up…

Recount? In Garden Grove?

Just when you thought the election was over the specter of a recount is hanging over at least one race in Garden Grove. The surprise is that it is a recount not for Council or mayor but on the initiative Measure Q to modify terms limits for city councilmembers. As of Friday the count stands the…

The Gift of Equality

On Saturday night, I went out to the historic Orange Circle to join some friends in asking for a special gift for the holidays. We weren’t asking for anything expensive or extravagant. All we really want is equality.

Join a Candlelight Vigil to Repeal H8 Tomorrow Night

I just spotted this at the always great DFA-OC Weekly Progressive Calendar, and I wanted to share it with all of you. We have a great opportunity now to keep up the momentum of the last two weeks in peacefully protesting the “legal?” discrimination that is Prop H8. The state supreme court is hearing the…

Garden Grove’s Term Limit Initiative Only 35 Votes Shy of Passage

Three Close Races in Central Orange County Still Undecided For voters in Garden Grove, the election is apparently not quite over yet. Initiative Q, which would reduce the amount of time which a termed-out council person would have to wait before they could run for city office again to two years. Currently, a termed-out mayor…

Abe the Miracle Cat of the Freeway Complex Fire

I am cross-posting this from Heather Pritchard’s diary over on Daily Kos. If you can, drop by over here and recommend the diary for posting on the main page.  Abe: The Miracle Cat survived the Wildfires but his Parents Lost Everything by Ellinorianne Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 08:16:02 AM PST The fires in California…