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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…

Barbaro v. Baugh: Live on TV

Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? OK, so maybe we can’t watch it live. But still, it should be interesting. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening. Watch the Frank Barbaro, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County, take on Scott Baugh, Chairman of the OC GOP on Inside OC with Rick Reiff. They discuss the differences…

Flash Report Blogger Arrested in San Bernadino County

Flash Report blogger and San Bernadino Assistant Assessor Adam Aleman has been arrested in San Bernadino County on three counts of preparing false evidence, a single count each of offering forged or altered documents as evidence, destruction of public records and vandalism in excess of $400. Bail was set at $150,000. Aleman’s photo was removed from teh…

Come Grow Our Party With Me!

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to let you know about an exciting new development. I just started a new group on the Democratic Party’s PartyBuilder site! Basically, this will be a place where local Democrats can gather, discuss ways to help Obama and local Democratic candidates, and find out what’s happening in the community. If…

Sukhee Kang’s Leadership: $1 Million for Irvine Schools, Expansion of Irvine’s Health Care Program (I-CHP) for Kids

Excerpts from City Council Member and Mayor candidate Sukhee Kang’s newsletter to residents.  This is what leadership looks like. Council Approves $1 Million Financial Aid for Irvine Schools This last month, I had the pleasure of taking the lead on an issue that City Council voted unanimously to support – financial aid to Irvine schools.…

HB Settles Gay Police Officer Harassment Case

This story fro the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning. Huntington Beach officer to receive up to $2.15 million Settlement ends case in which officer alleged peers repeatedly harassed him, placed a gay escort ad in his locker and suggested he was infected with HIV. By RACHANEE SRISAVASDI The Orange County Register Huntington…