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Hoa’s newest reports raise even more questions

A reasonable person might think that the Hoa Van Tran campaign might make damn sure that they got their campaign statement for the period ending May 17, 2008 correct. Well if you are that reasonable person, you’re wrong. If their new treasurer were an archer, he would have missed the target by about 180 degrees.…

Harassment Complaint and TRO Filed against Edgardo Reynoso

Filed in OC Superior Court for hearing today at 1:30 pm. A former campaign staffer for the Hoa Van Tran campaign has filed a civil harassment complaint and request for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) naming Hoa’s campaign manager, Edgardo Reynoso, as the defendant. Allegedly Reynoso tried to run the plaintiff off the freeway yesterday…

Election 2008: What Races Do You Want Us to Cover?

Hey, everyone! I’ve been thinking about it today, and I came to realize that we’re just barely starting here at TheLiberalOC.com to cover all the fun and exciting local campaigns all around us. We still have our work cut out for us, but I don’t know if we can do it all by ourselves. So…

Hoa Van Tran Campaign says amended reports filed a day early

UPDATE:  The ROV reports no new filings from the Hoa Van Tran campaign; Edgardo Reynoso made a big deal to let me know the reports due today at 5PM were filed a day early.  Perhaps what he meant was they were completed yesterday.  The campaign has until 5PM today to get their documents turned in.    I…

You’ve Now Been Warned…

So you can’t blame us if you get duped into going to a Young America’s Foundation event featuring none other than… Ann Coulter. Yes, that’s right. She’ll be at UCI tomorrow to reassure all the right-wing young’uns that they really are “smarter than those stupid lib’ruls”. ‘Cuz ya know, all of us lib’ruls really are…

Geez! What does it take to get a “little” credit?

The following headline caught my eye in the OCRegister tonight. Supervisor candidate distances his campaign from gang shooting Meanwhile District Attorney announces investigation into campaign’s finances. From the OCR story: Meanwhile, Tuesday, county prosecutors confirmed they are investigating complaints that Tran violated state law by filing incomplete financial disclosures. However, Tran’s campaign may have made…