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OC Health March August 31 Targets Congressman Campbell

COMMUNITY “UPRISING” OVER HEALTH REFORM “TOWNHALL” MARCH PLANNED ON OFFICES OF REPUBLICAN JOHN CAMPBELL WHEN:    MONDAY, AUGUST 31 TIME:    11AM TO 1PM PLACE:    610 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE; NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 Congressman John Campbell, (R-48) has refused to listen to the voices of his constituents demanding a public townhall meeting on the issue of public…

Garden Grove Raises Water Rates 19.7%

The Orange County Register reports: Garden Grove gets 19.7 % water rate hike City Council members say the increases are necessary because the city’s cost of buying water has gone up. GARDEN GROVE – Starting Sept. 1, residents’ water rates will go up 19.7 percent, with more rate increases on the way. The City Council…

Pension Suit: OC Supes Double-Down

After more than $2  million in wasted taxpayer dollars the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to continue their useless bid to have the pension benefits for Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s declared unconstitutional. These so-called fiscal conservatives are okay with spending millions of dollars on a lawsuit that has failed at every turn in…

Cordoba Does Not Deserve Santa Ana City Contract!

Imagine this scenario for a minute. The NBA finally announces that Orange County is finally getting that long awaiting expansion team. The team is set up, but there is space for one more player to be the team leader. The fix is then put in for the owner’s nephew who plays in the Development League…

Greenhut’s Sunday Column Had to Hurt

Register columnist Steven Greenhut wrote a column Sunday that amounted to a sort of compliment to the progressive city council majority in regards to the council’s handling of the contract dispute with the Irvine Police Association.  It was sort of like a husband at a marriage counseling session being asked by the counselor to give…