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OC Law School Deans Weigh In On Political Free Speech

Launched on September 14th, the OCNewsChannel.com hopes to deliver news to the Orange County region that better meets the needs of its residents. From there opening post: Troy Witt and Jennie O’Hagan have been working in the news, video production and public relations industries for almost two decades. Both live and work in Orange County…

Quirk Decides To Run For Duvall’s Seat

Governor Schwarzenegger announced today the date of the Special Election to fill the open 72nd Assembly seat vacated by former Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall after a sex scandal. The General Election will be held on January 12th if things are not decided in the Primary Election November 17th. Candidates will have until October 5th to decide…

Media Study Shows Republicans Can be Moved to Support Marriage Equality

Irvine, CA – An HCD Research study, using its Mediacurves website reveals that not only can Republican and Independent voters be moved by advertising supporting marriage equality, but may indicate that California voters will support civil marriage rights for all Californians. The study, focusing on an initial ad produced by nationally acclaimed TruthandHope.org, was deemed…

Essential Events for Orange County Environmentalists

An issue near and dear to Orange County liberals is thoughtfully caring for our environment, including preservation of open spaces; air and water quality; fighting encroachment and pollution caused by urban sprawl, oil fields, manufacturing processes, and the like; and, of course, inhibiting greenhouse gases that lead to global warming. The California Democratic Party’s 2008…