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Sheriff Hutchens it is.

This morning the Orange County Board of Supervisors selected Retired LA County Sheriff’s Department Division Chief Sandra Hutchens as Orange County Sheriff. Good luck Sheriff Hutchens, and congratulations Chief Walters. Initially, the board decided to take a poll to see who has the greatest amount of support so that the Board might make their final…

Sign Up for a Class in Irvine? Shea Has Your Email

In spite of the City’s established Privacy Policy on protecting your email address from unauthorized use, Council Member Christina Shea trumped the City’s Privacy Policy to use a California Public Records request to go around the city’s rules.  Now she has your email address “for a newsletter.” Ten bucks says the database is going to…

Irvine Safest Big City! For fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year,Irvine has been named the safest big city in the U.S. The preliminary Uniform Crime Reporting statistics report for 2007 was released by the FBI today. I wrote yesterday about the statistics for Santa Ana rom 2006. in relation to Chief Walters bid for the OC Sheriff job. Seems whlie the…

Democrats Unite for Obama

Hey, everyone! I got this over the weekend, and I wanted to share it with you. Now that we Democrats have Barack Obama as our nominee, it’s time for all of us to reunite as one big, happy family to do all we can to send him to the White House in November. Here’s something…

Thank you readers

TheLiberalOC.com has just recorded its 5th week in a row in the top slot of the BNN Influence ratings and we’ve been number 1 for seven of the past eight weeks.  We’re grateful to our loyal readers on both sides of the aisle.  Whether you agree with us or not, thanks for engaging in thoughtful…

Hutchens or Walters? Who’ll be the next Sheriff?

The Orange County Board of Supervisors will likely decide on the appointment of a new Sheriff for Orange County on Tuesday. They will chose between the current Chief of the City of Santa Ana Police Department, Paul Walters and retired Division Chief for the Office of Homeland Security of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department,…