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72nd Assembly Special Election Tuesday

They’re rounding the turn coming into the home stretch. Norby and Ackerman are out front battling for the lead and charging from a few lengths behind is MacMurray followed distantly by Faher and Rands. The race to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall has been short in time but long in biting, bitter attacks between the…

Will Galloway Support Correa?

Because I am so willing to give the benefit of the doubt to Ms. Galloway, we will operate under the belief that she had nothing to do with recruiting Sue Perez. I admit, her past adversarial relationship with Senator Correa and her closeness to Sue Perez do raise some questions, but I believe her, for now.…

Jan Vandersloot OC Environmentalist Leader Dies at 64

I just saw this story in the LATimes. Jan was a true leader in the cause of protecting our coastal waters. I had the opportunity to meet Jan during his efforts with the Ocean Outfall Group when I was a member of the Garden Grove Sanitary District Advisory Commission. While we did not always agree, his…

Chris Norby: Opportunist or Revolutionary?

We are a week away from the November 17th Special Election Primary to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall. It seems to be a forgone conclusion among Orange County’s political pundits that Chris Norby is the front runner in this race. Whether or not he garners the 50%…

Separated at Birthers: Art Pedroza and Orly Taitz

It takes a special sort of person that, when confronted with evidence, can say with a straight face, “I don’t believe it” and continue with their original presumption of a certain point of view. With that, our favorite clownshoe in the OC blogsphere, Art Pedroza, is starting to look a lot like (in words and…