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About Community Clinic Funding

Just a quick note of encourage to four members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors about todays meeting. Dear Supervisors, I am writing today to encourage you to not support Supervisor Moorlach’s effort to remove community clinic funding from Planned Parenthood. First, the small $50,000 contract for immunization tracking is almost complete and terminating…

Moorlach – “Bible is greatest self-help financial book ever written”

Here are quotes from a 1998 Los Angeles Times interview with John Moorlach.  http://articles.latimes.com/1998/dec/19/local/me-5549  “The Bible is the greatest self-help financial book ever written.” “The Scriptural principles work, even if you’re not a Christian.” When talking about his personal frustrations when dealing with clients in his CPA practice, “It doesn’t make sense that there’s such…

Controller John Chiang to Come to OC This Thursday!

If you can make it to OCYD this Thursday, please do. They’ll have a very special guest who knows a thing or two about the state’s current fiscal crisis. But don’t worry, there’ll be lighter moments, too. 😉 Dear Andrew, Young Democrats Meeting With Controller John Chiang We invite you to attend our next Orange…

Beth Krom’s announcement

IRVINE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER BETH KROM DECLARES HER CANDIDACY FOR CONGRESS IN CALIFORNIA’S 48TH DISTRICT IRVINE, California, March 9, 2009 — Irvine City Council member Beth Krom today announced her candidacy for Congress in California’s 48th district covering the Orange County cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, San…

OC Supervisor Perks: Cushy Jobs for Friends and Family

We’ve been following the perks that OC Supervisors get at taxpayer expense for a while now. One of those perks we haven’t covered in much detail is the practice of handing out cushy management jobs to their former staff members. The ability to appoint their friends to high paid management level county jobs in their district offices isn’t unusual…

Krom Makes it Official

We recieved the following announcement this morning from Irvine Councilwoman Beth Krom. I wanted you to be among the first to know that I am running for Congress! Everything I have learned from my eight years as a City Council member and Mayor has reinforced one undeniable truth: without strong, committed representation in Washington, our…

Children’s Immunizations Needling Supervisors

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors wants to take away money for tracking children’s immunizations.  Agenda item 21 is to pull funding from Planned Parenthood for registering children into the State Immunization Registry. The children’s immunization registry funding was available only to providers of Womens, Infants, and Children’s (WIC) Programs.  4 agencies in Orange County…