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Dear Tom: About that whole Carlos thing…

I mentioned on Wednesday that I had heard back from the CEO Media Relations office regarding comments attributed to OC Public Works Director of Administration, and Santa Ana City Councilman, Carlos Bustamante regarding the appointment of Orange County’s new Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. “The County Executive Office is unable to comment on personnel matters.” Please forgive…

Our Inspirational Quote of the Day

Again, from the book, “What Liberals Believe” comes this gem from fromer US Senator Gary Hart: “I think the religious right is making Jesus into some kind of Old Testament wrathful prophet who is judgmental, divisive and opposed to any notion of liberalism, whereas the teachings of Jesus tell quite a different story.  He was…

CA-44: Bill Hedrick on the SoCal Edison Rate Increases & Possible San Onofre Power Plant Expansion

This just in from the Bill Hedrick campaign in CA-44 (www.hedrickforcongress.com). This is an important issue on the minds of many South County residents. See below for all the details. Bill Hedrick Supports Delay in Southern California Edison Rate Increases Residents of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station evacuation area near Capistrano Bay are extremely…

SD 33: Mimi Walters on Education- Public Schools Need Competition!

“It gives parents an alternative when the public school isn’t meeting their needs. In fact, I have introduced legislation on behalf of the charter school…and…legislation that’s been able to make them more competitive with the public schools and I’m very proud to say that the Charter Schools association has made me their legislator of the…

A Note from The “Keeping Irvine Great” Ticket

Sukhee Kang for Mayor •  Beth Krom for Irvine City Council • Larry Agran for Irvine City Council Hello Everyone! This is Mayor Beth Krom. I am writing to let you know that Campaign 2008 is underway and we want you to be a part of it! If you are receiving this e-mail, you have…

What to do about Carlos?

Orange County CEO Tom Mauk has a problem. The problem is Carlos “Bubba BustyGump” Bustamante. The Director of OC Public Works Administration cannot seem to figure out when to keep his unfunny sexist jokes to himself. He also forgot rule #1, Never tell an off color joke to, or in earshot of a reporter. UPDATE: just got…