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Help Defeat the Mark Sanford of California

On Thursday evening the National Republicans held a fundraiser for Ken “Sanford” Calvert (CA 44) with the goal of raising $100k for him.  It’s part of their new Patriot Program which is supporting 10 Republican incumbents across the country they think will be vulnerable in 2010. They’re fundraising like crazy to try to hang on…

What IS it about Blogs

Since it’s been a couple of week’s since Noah Krom’s passing and we’ve given the Krom family some time to grieve (and they will likely require more time than a couple of weeks), it’s high time to address some unpleasantness in the OC blogsphere. For every spirited exchange we have with readers and other bloggers…

Melissa Fox to Launch Campaign for AD-70 on Saturday

I’m pleased to support the campaign of Melissa Fox for AD-70 in California.  It will be a pleasure to have an assembly member from Orange County who cares about public education and knows Orange County continues to get the short end of the stick when it comes to education dollars.  Please remember to mark your…

Local Budgets Approved: with somewhat different approaches

The cities of Anaheim and Irvine approved their budgets for next fiscal year on Tuesday. Each city took similar approached to address projected shortfalls in revenue and public service needs with one Mayor vowing to travel to Sacramento to resist state efforts to raid city revenues. Two reports from Wednesdays’s Orange County Register… Irvine OKs $145…