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I’m winning…

Art Pedroza, so desperate for blog hits, has a little contest over at the OrangeJuice blog.  And I’m nominated in a category and actually beating both Matt Cunningham and Chuck DeVore.  Imagine that? The contest closes Monday, so if you’re inclined, go vote for me. Who is Orange County’s most hackish partisan blogger? Liberal OC…

Survivors Have Something to Be Thankful For

Abe the Miracle Cat Survives in the Ashes When I saw on my Facebook that Eric Kenney and his partner James Miller had lost everything in the Freeway Complex fire…except one of their two beautiful cats, miraculously surviving after being trapped in the burnt out shell of their former home for more than a day, I…

Jail Audit Stumps The OC Board of Supervisors

From the Orange County Register Jail Audit report lands with a thud November 25th, 2008, 6:37 pm by NORBERTO SANTANA JR. When Sheriff Sandra Hutchens told county supervisors this summer that she was going to set up a comprehensive jail audit, many started salivating…and having dreams about cheaper correctional officers or maybe even private prisons. But…

Pedroza and Mill, simply malicious opportunists

I know that sometimes it is better to ignore the crazy B.S. that comes out of Art Pedroza (failed City Council Candidate) and Sean Mill (Santa Ana Planning Commissioner) over on the OrangeJuiceBlog but Sometimes it isn’t. I have been trying, now unsuccessfully, to ignore their antics for the last week since Mill reposted a photo of Aloha holding up…

Recount? In Garden Grove?

Just when you thought the election was over the specter of a recount is hanging over at least one race in Garden Grove. The surprise is that it is a recount not for Council or mayor but on the initiative Measure Q to modify terms limits for city councilmembers. As of Friday the count stands the…