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OC Supes Wasting Time – AGAIN!

Yesterday’s Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting proved to be another example of why people who hate the idea of government should not be in a position to run government. The meeting started off with one hell of a laugh. 4th District Supervisor Chris Norby was supposed to lead the Board in the Pledge of…

Will You Be Able to Attend the Public Safety Meeting?

Tonight is the the Public Safety Committee meeting for the Santa Ana City Council. The members are Claudia Alvarez, Sal Tinajero and David Benavides. You can read the agenda HERE. The meeting starts tonight at 5:30 P.m. and takes place at the Santa Ana Police Station, but NOT in the easily accessible Community Room where…

Shea’s Sugar Daddy for 2010 Election in Irvine?

Word around Irvine is that termed out Christina Shea wants one more chance to hang on to her council seat by running for Mayor in 2010, which would set up a rematch against current Mayor Suhkee Kang.  Using history as a guide, Shea, who has stated in comments on this blog that she “is not…

OC Register Website gets a Facelift

The oft-criticized web page of the OC Register (criticism for design) is getting a facelift but the content will likely stay pretty much the same.  Check out the new site here. Here’s the news in an email blast we received this morning. The new OCRegister.com site has been designed and tested during the past several…

Chemerinsky to represent Capo teacher in appeal

From the Orange County Register: UCI law dean Chemerinsky to represent teacher sued by student Nationally renowned constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Irvine’s law school, will represent high school teacher James Corbett in appealing a federal court ruling that found Corbett violated a student’s First Amendment rights. Corbett, who referred to Creationism as…

Project Labor Agreements Put Local People FIRST

by Tefere Gebre, Executive Director, Orange County Labor Federation The assault on Orange County by Colorado-based zealot Eric Christensen and Supervisor John Moorlach on behalf of anti-worker contractors couldn’t come at a worse time for Orange County residents.  The County is wracked by unemployment and many working families are having a hard time making ends…