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Norby-Ackerman Grudge Match Sinks to Gutter in A.D. #72 Election Race

The disgusting slime fest continues between A.D. #72 Assembly seat Republican candidates Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman. The special election to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall is set for November 17th. The sole Democratic candiate, middle school history teacher John MacMurray, has stayed above and…

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…