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Pay for Play

Regular readers of the Flash Report (I read it so you don’t have to) note the fawning idol-like coverage publisher Jon Fleishcman regularly bestows upon State Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner, the only conservative elected to a statewide office (for those saying I forgot Arnold, please.  He’s hardly conservative and barely Republican). Poizner appears poised to…

Obama Coming to the OC Sunday!

Dear Dan, We are excited to announce that the (presumptive) Democratic nominee for President of the United States, Sen. Barack Obama, will be coming to Orange County! We are privileged to be hosting an event for Sen. Obama in our County. Please join us in for a reception benefiting the Obama Victory Fund.Sunday, June 13th…

Garden Grove & The Rocket’s Red Glare

I got an email from a group of Garden Grove Residents who have identified a number of fireworks booths that has what assume might consider questionable legitimicy. They have set up a website for people to get more information. More on the flip.

Steve Choi Takes the Low Road

Watching Irvine City Council member Steven Choi on the dais at City Council meetings has become something of a sport.  He is a rambling speaker, often unable to complete a thought or idea before meandering like an out-of-control river.  He shows no respect for other council members who have the floor, often interrupting them to…

FYI: Location Change for HB Drinking Liberally

This is FYI for all of you in West County who enjoy HB Drinking Liberally. Please remember that we’ve moved for the summer. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening. CHANGE OF LOCATION: Oggi’s at the corner of Main and Yorktown Drinking Liberally Huntington Beach Thursday, July 3rd, 2008: 7:00pm Location Oggi’s Pizza and Brewing Co.…

Uncle Tom’s Woodshed?

Ever since I found out about Carlos “Busty” Bustmante’s sexist comment regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchns as Orange County Sheriff I’ve been waiting for “Busty” to be taken to the woodshed for his conduct. I have been calling for the County of Orange Executive Office to do something other than slap “Busty” with an…