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Solar: Innovative Way To Save Schools Money

The OC Register’s Fermin Leal reported yesterday on the Santa Ana Unified School District’s effort to assist in the battle against global warming and rising energy costs. Santa Ana school adding solar power system Saddleback High may soon produce up to 70 percent of the electricity it needs. SANTA ANA – Saddleback High School will…

Drinking Liberally and Responsibly

With the arrest of Westminster City Councilmember Andy “Van Tran’s Henchman” Quach (R) for driving with a blood alcohol level of .26% posting a reminder about Drinking Liberally this week seems a bit, well weird. At any rate, we will be gathering at Memphis Thursday evening at 8:30 pm for our weekly liberal discussion group.…

QuachGate: The Misdemeanor Complaint

TheLiberalOC requested the police report for Andy Quach’s accident and arrest from the District Attorney. Apparently, police reports are not public record, and can only be given to those involved. However, they were kind enough to send us over the actual criminal (misdemeanor) complaint that was filed by the D.A.

More on Gavin Newsom Town Hall

If you are planning to attend the Gavin Newsom Town Hall Event you will need to R.S.V.P. Newsom’s Town Hall is scheduled for August 11, 2009 - 6:00 PM at Santa Ana College – Johnson Campus Building, 1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana. You can confirm your attendance by visiting his campaign website and registering on his “Events Page,”…

QuachGate: I’ve still got some questions

On Sunday when I initially wrote about Andy Quach being arrested for allegedly driving under the influence I raised a couple questions… I have heard that at some point Quach was paid by Assemblyman Tran to do fundraising for him.  I haven’t been able to find any more details on this in the most recent filings,…