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Chiang The Controllernator holds his ground

State Controller John Chiang is holding his ground in respose to Governor Schwarzenegger’s Executive Order to temporarily reduce State worker pay to $6.55/hr until the budget impass is resolved. The Terminator gave the Controller till noon today to respond to thw order or he would move forward with legal action. In a letter to the…

Mauk Speaks on Busty’s Comment

Author’s Note: For the record, the opinions and statements expressed in this post, and others I have written in the past, reflect my personal opinions and not those of any organizations or individuals with whom I may be presently or formerly affiliated. FINALLY! OC Register investigative reporter Norberto Santana followed up with Orange County CEO Tom Mauk on…

CA-44: What’s Cheney Doing at “Nixonland”?

In case you missed it, something really frightening is coming to Orange County this week. Believe it or not, The Lord of Darkness (aka Dick Cheney) will be coming to here to raise some money for a good friend of his. He’ll apparently be holding a fundraiser at Richard Nixon’s beloved Casa Pacifica (how fitting!)…

Orange County Young Democrats Meet August 14th

Young Democrats Meeting We invite you to attend our next Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, August 14th at 7:00 PM at Bistro 400 located at 400 W. 4th Street, Santa Ana CA, 92701. With special drink prices and free food, we will have more fun than Rush Limbaugh in an all night pharmacy.…

Extension Of Candidate Filing Period For General Election

This update just in from Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of Voters regarding the extension of filing period in several races across the County. EXTENSION OF CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION (Non-City Contests) Santa Ana, CA  August 8 , 2008 – The Registrar of Voters announced today that the nomination period has been…

Kermit Marsh: Hopping out into obscurity

Today, Kermit Marsh hopped out of the City Council pond in Westminster, to focus on has campaign for Orange County Superior Court Judge against Debra Carrillo. Given the reality that it is virtually certain that the Westminster City Councilman, who cannot even follow simple campaign finance reporting laws, will lose bid to be a judge. Kermit…