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Wiley Drake Loves John Moorlach

Pastor Wiley Drake threw his support behind John Moorlach for cutting Planned Parenthood funding.  Oh, and Wiley says Barack is an illegal immigrant and can’t be President.   Has anyone checked Wiley’s birth certificate to make sure he is here legally?   Let the Supervisors know they are elected by YOU, not ordained in their…

BREAKING: Obama in Santa Ana on Wednesday 3/18

In today’s White House Press briefing, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced that President Obama will be in Santa Ana on Wednesday, March 18th, prior to attending a meeting in Los Angeles. We are trying to gather more detail and will post it as soon as we have it. UPDATE: (4.15 PM): From today’s White House…

OC Employees Assn. Declares a Cease Fire

On Thursday, Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) General Manager Nick Berardino sent a message to his members. In effect, OCEA has declared a unilateral cease fire in their ongoing disagreement with the County Board of Supervisors over the current financial crisis, and how best to deal with its impact on the county budget and workforce. As…

OC’s Motel Residents

The New York Times has a front page story on the huge numbers of families impacted by the sour Bush economic practices now forced into living in area motels in Cotsa Mesa and Anaheim. Photo, courtesy of NY Times: It’s a heartbreaking read, especially when you get to the part where school children taunt kids…

Marcario Appointed to Commission

Last night, former candidate for Garden Grove City Council Robin Marcario was appointed by the City COuncil to the Neighborhood Improvement and Conservation Commission. This seven-member commission recommends programs to improve and preserve neighborhoods through zoning enforcement, housing rehabilitation, street improvement and other programs. The commission also recommends projects to be funded by the federal…