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Moorlach is a sore-loser!

Pulled Directly from Total Buzz Union official accuses supes of “stacking” OCERS board June 3, 2008 by PEGGY LOWE Boy oh boy, are the unions upset about a recent move by Supe John Moorlach to replace Tom Lightvoet (pictured) on the Orange County Retirement System Board with his own canddiate, Patti Gorczyca. Frank Eley, the…

OC Sheriff Candidates Narrowed to Two

Acting Sheriff Jack Anderson is out of the running to replace retired Sheriff Mike Carona who resigned earlier this year to fight federal corruption indictments. Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors cut the list of final candidates down to former LA Sheriff’s Department division chief and Santa Ana Chief Paul Walters. Peggy Lowe over…

Happy Election Day! How Was Your Voting?

Have you voted yet? If not, you still have until 8:00 PM tonight. Go over to www.ocvote.com to see where your polling place is. But if you already have voted, what was your experience? Was the polling place busy? Were all the machines working? Or did you do what I did, which was vote by…

Hoa Tran’s Campaign Manager “Allegedly” Files Suit

Orange Juice Blog and Red County/OCBlog are reporting that Hoa Van Tran campaign manager Edgardo Reynoso has filed suit against two former staffers and “10” Does for Defamation in an unlimited civil lawsuit. Well, he hasn’t actually filed shit as of (9:00 am today). The papers are unsigned by the attorney of record and have…

The Real Republicans of Orange County… And Why We Should Defeat Them

“Typically in Republican primaries and typically in Orange County, the candidates are going to be pretty close together philosophically, so it makes it more challenging to indicate differences between the candidates that can convince voters they should vote for you and not the other guy.” – Dick Ackerman, Soon-to-be-termed-out State Senate Minority Leader (R-Irvine) I…