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Earthquake 5.4 felt in OC

Yes Virgina, that was an earthquake. According to Janet Nguyen it was her remarks on Moorlach’s Pension ballot initiative. Maybe it was the indictment of Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens on corruption charges by a federal grand Jury. Or maybe it was a fault line somewhere around Chino that slipped up a little. At any rate…

Walk for Change This Weekend!

So would you all like to do something local to help Barack Obama? And do you want to do something that will help elect more Democrats here in OC? Well, then I have something for you. Actually, I have four events happening all over the county this weekend! We have two Democratic walks for change…

Dog Abuse in Santa Ana

Scott Moxley of the OC Weekly recorded this shocking footage of someone in Santa Ana abusing a little dog. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVxn4G–3tk[/youtube] Scott called Animal Control but let’s just say they weren’t helpful.  The link takes you to more details at the Navel Gazing blog.

OC Register’s Peggy Lowe Scores Fellowship

R. Scott Moxley has the story over at the OC Weekly’s Navel Gazing Blog. Peggy Lowe of the Orange County Register is leavng “temporarily” for the prestiegious Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her last day is tomorrow. All of us at TheLiberalOC are going to miss Peggy. She has been a…

Red vs Blue

When I worked in Commercial Radio back in New York State, it didn’t really matter when the Arbitron Ratings Book came out, because whatever station you worked for was destined to be #1.  Number one in adults 18-49, #1 in adults 34 and up, #1 country, #1 in news and talk, #1 FM rocker….it didn’t…

The Right To Shoot Liberals Shall Not Be Infringed

In Knoxville, Tennessee Sunday morning began like any other Sunday for the congregation of the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. It did not end that way. Two people are dead, seven others are injured, because a gunman motivated by frustration over his inability to get a job, and hatred of the “liberal movement,” took his…