Orange County – Local

Local Orange County Political News

Vandals strike DPOC at OC FAIR

A Cardboard Likeness of Presidential Candidate Barack Obama was Destroyed After Being Locked Away in a Secured Storage Facility COSTA MESA, Calif. – August 2, 2008 –  Vandals defaced a large cardboard cutout of Senator Barack Obama, tearing off the head, after the display had been stored at the end of the night, after the…

SD 33: An Evening With Gary Pritchard

(Cross-posted at MyDD) Yesterday, I had a chance to see my friend Ellinorianne at a very special event. You see, her husband is running for State Senate here in Orange County, CA. And since running for office isn’t a cheap thing to do, he was asking folks to donate so he can keep fighting the…

Reminder: Artists for Obama Event This Saturday!

Santa Ana, CA -Artists for Obama is sponsoring a reception and silent art auction Saturday, August 2, 2008, to assist locally elected Obama delegates cover their travel and hotel expenses for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado later in the month. The auction will be held in the Artists Village at the Santora Arts…

Sitemeter Crashing Web Sites Using Internet Explorer

We apologize if you’ve been trying to visit the site this evening and it’s been down. We just discovered that the SiteMeter (www.sitemeter.com) tracking code that counts visitors to our site was causing visits from Internet Explorer to crash.  We first realized the issue at 7:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). After further investigation, and notification from…

Rohrabacher on McCain: “Political Whore”

As my mouse moves from political blog to political blog, I came across this interesting tidbit on Allan Bartlett’s Powder Blue Report.  At a recent BBQ for the CRA, of which Allan was recently elected, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher made an appearance and a speech.  Here’s what Allan posted: On a releated note, on Saturday the…

Disney Town Hall This Weekend

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to let you all know about an important event this weekend. Check out what’s just in from OCYD. Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, Disney Town Hall Forum UNITE HERE Local 681 will host a Disney Town Hall Forum this Saturday, August 2nd from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The town hall will…

241 Toll road completion will have no effect on Trestles

I would write moe on this but I’m on the way out the door to  work. Any thoughts? Consultant: toll road completion will have no effect on Trestles Scripps scientist calls activists’ assertions ‘bogus.’ By PAT BRENNAN THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Building the Foothill South toll road will have no effect whatever on surfing conditions…