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Sheriff Names Her Team

Sheriff Sandra Hutchens has named her command staff today. The Undersheriff will be John Scott, with more than thirty-six years of law enforcement experience. Prior to his retirement from the LASD, Undersheriff Scott served as Division Chief of the Custody Operations Division. Assistant Sheriff Jack Anderson stays on directing a new division of Administration. Assistant…

Another Reason Why Laguna Makes Us Proud

“I never doubted for a minute a second that anyone on this council would not support this,” said Councilmember Elizabeth Pearson. “I mean this is just who we are,” Pearson continued. “This is one of the things that make Laguna great.” The Laguna Beach City Council voted yesterday to support a resolution opposing Propostition 8,…

Campaign Training with Assemblyman Jose Solorio This Weekend!

Hey, everyone! It looks like we have some great events happening all over the county this weekend. If you’re either planning to run for office soon or run a campaign, this is something you won’t want to miss!   Assemblyman Jose Solorio and Progressive Majority invite you to attend a candidate training academy to help…

Sheriff Hutchens Command Staff

(H/T to Peggy at Total Buzz) Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is set to announce her Command Staff at a 2 p.m. press conference Wednesday. Who will stay, who will go, and who will come on board? We’ll have it for you tomorrow after the press conference.

Help Barack Obama & OC Democrats Win!

Check this out! If you’d like to find out how you can help Barack Obama AND local Democrats win, you’ll want to stop by our special volunteer get-together on Saturday. Especially if you live in Tustin, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine, or Lake Forest, this is something you won’t want to miss! At…

Email from Right Wingers

I am on a couple of email lists from rabid right wingers. I delighted the faux outrage against Obama from this email, but please see the article below making the rounds among convservatives today. Monday, July 21, 2008

Shawn Steel Laments the Obama Money Machine

Its not often that a post on the Flash Report can make me smile, but Republican apologist Shawn Steel has this post about Senator Barack Obama’s huge fundraising machine and how the Democrats are awash in money this year. In reading the post, its a classic case of denial for a conservative like Steel.  Why…