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New Food Safety Program Enhancements 10/1/2009

Orange County Environmental Health will be posting new seals as part of its enhanced public notification system beginning October 1, 2009.  These placards assist patrons with making an informed decision regarding food safety prior to entering the food facility. The enhanced program is the result of efforts by the Health Care Agency to make the…

Just Been Spotted Blog Awards

TheLiberalOC has been nominated for Favorite Local Blog in the first annual “You’ve Just Been Spotted” Orange County Blog Awards. Voting ends August 13th  at 11:59 pm so don’t wast time and Vote Now for TheLiberalOC as your Favorite Local Blog.

Don’t Tell Miguel Pulido

“I didn’t speak to the mayor and so my supervisor suspended me for two days,” Cassandra Moye told the South Florida Times. Also from the same piece, “On Monday, August 3, 2009 at approximately 9:00 AM at the North Pavilion the disrespectful attitude you displayed to the Mayor was unacceptable,” George Edmunds, the city’s acting…

Governor Signs Correa Bill to Aid California Non-profit Organizations

NOTE: The following press release was sent from Senator Lou Correa’s Sacramento office. SACRAMENTO, CA – Today Governor Schwarzenegger approved Senate Bill 200, authored by Senator Lou Correa (Orange County). SB 200 will allow California non-profit organizations to announce and advertise raffles on the internet and strengthen the existing prohibition in the law regarding the…

Don’t Tell Chuck DeVore

Everyone but those living under rocks knows that the healthcare overhaul working its way through the bowels of Washington is a sticky mess. Centrists think it’s over-reaching. Republicans would rather sacrifice the well-being of the uninsured and under-insured than give President Obama and the Democrats a sustaining victory. Liberals and Progressives worry that the concessions…

QuachGate: Van Tran Disrupted Police Investigation

A few minutes ago the OC Register put up a story describing some of how Assemblyman Van Tran, despite repeated and specific warnings, disrupted the DUI investigation of Andy Quach. According to the Register and the Westminster Police, Mr. Tran presented himself as Mr. Quach’s attorney. It was only after the sergeant at the scene…