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Is Ralph Martin Behind Attacks On Chief Walters?

Over the last week there has been a concerted effort by some in the local blogosphere to smear Santa Ana Chief of Police Paul Walters.  Chief Walters, currently one of those being considered to replace Mike Carona by the Board of Supervisors, has been maliciously attacked by one local blog operator and by numerous posts…

Janet “Santa Ana’s Choice”???

When I got home yesterday in my mailbox I found a slick shiny mailer from the campaign of Supervisor Janet Nguyen.  The mailer was a plea from Santa Ana Councilman, and Janet’s fellow Reep, Carlos Bustamante urging Santa Ana voters to support her candidacy.  Carlos claims that Janet is “Santa Ana’s choice” despite the fact that…

The (First) Battle of the Nguyens Is Finally Over

Yes, Orange County, the longest and possibly most bizarre election battle we’ve ever seen in our lifetimes has FINALLY come to a close. The California Supreme Court denied Trung Nguyen’s appeal. OK, so you don’t believe me? Ask Tomahawk at Red County. You know, I almost want to shed a tear or four right now.…

Support Debra Carrillo for Superior Court Judge!

As you all know, the June 3 election is fast approaching us! And yes, there are many exciting races happening… One of them being for Superior Court Judge Seat #12. We have a great candidate to support in Debra Carrillo, a former police officer who’s recently been endorsed by the Democratic Party of OC. Check…

Playing in our own Sand Box

As you may have noticed there has been a bit of disagreement between the bloggers over at The Orange Juice, and those here at TheLiberalOC. I don’t know if our disagreements have become based in petty rivalry or honest disagreement.  For my part, I think it’s a bit of both. At any rate, as Publisher…

Don’t Forget: OC Beach Cities Democratic Club TONIGHT!

In case you forgot, here’s a reminder from our newest Democratic Club about their first meeting tonight. If you’re in West OC and looking to get more involved, here’s a good place to go. You won’t want to miss this. Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 7:00pm International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 5402 Bolsa Ave,…