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Sebelius Confirmed at HHS – A Spoon Full of Sugar

With a 65-31 vote the Senate today confirmed President Obama’s nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. The final agency director to be confirmed, Kathleen Sebelius will face the challenge of addressing the Swine Flu epidemic in her new role as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Sebelius has been the target of anti-abortion groups…

County Office Evacuated

Shortly after 11:00 AM today, an office of the Orange County Health Care Agency was evacuated when a “suspicious package” was found in the mailroom at 200 W Santa Ana Blvd. Santa Ana Police and Fire responded in numbers sufficient to close that block of Santa Ana Boulevard in front of the Old Court House…

Conservative Blog Coverage of Carona’s Sentencing

Crickets. Nothing on the Flash Report. But click here for a stroll down memory lane on Jon’s man-crush on Sheriff Mike. And for a laugh, click here and be sure to read the URL of the website and the content of the page. A story from yesterday directing readers to the Register’s Twitter coverage of…

OC Board Votes on Health Education Funding for Planned Parenthood

Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors discussed their prior decision to suspend the contract to Orange County Coalition of Community Clinics, as it related to their subcontract with Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Incorporated into the recommendation from Health Care Agency is a policy to prohibit the use of Tobacco Settlement…

Run for the Roses May 2 with Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Now I’m sure that Red County will criticize this fundraiser for Rep. Loretta Sanchez has being out of touch with her working class constituents.  But the bottom line is she should raise money however she can (legally of course) in order to keep being re-elected to help those very same working class constituents. With that…