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BREAKING: US Commerce Department Rejects Toll Road to Trestles

Hot off the presses! Foothill South toll road dealt major blow by U.S. Commerce Department The controversial Foothill South toll road, proposed to connect south Orange County with north San Diego County, was handed a major blow this morning when the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would uphold the state Coastal Commission’s rejection of the…

Irvine Republicans Throw Probolsky Under the Bus

In a letter to the Irvine World News/OC Post today, defeated council candidate Patrick Rodgers said that Irvine Council member Steve Choi was “kind” in his comments about departed Commissioner Adam Probolsky. Rodgers wrote: “a substantial number of Irvine Republicans..saw (Probolsky) as one who did not represent the philosophy of the council member who appointed…

Why not Chop at the Top, first?

Orange County to lay off social service workers Dec. 29 The 210 employees who lose their jobs will get two weeks notice. County officials also prepare to proceed with more terminations. By Stuart Pfeifer – LA Times December 16, 2008 – Orange County officials plan to deliver layoff notices to social services workers in two weeks…

CA-Sen: Chuck DeVore’s Online Ad Is Going Viral!

Yes, you heard me right. Everyone’s talking about the first shot in what should be a fascinating 2010 Senate campaign! It’s just too bad for OC’s favorite radical right legislator that people are laughing at the video, not along with the video. Charles Lemos is having a good laugh about the Chuck DeVore for Senate…

See “MILK” & Speak Out This Saturday!

Have you seen “Milk” yet? I haven’t. But you know what? I so want to see this film! After the disappointing election results last month, I need some inspiration as we now move to overturn H8. Now come on, I know you need some inspiration, too. That’s why I’m hosting OC’s very own “MILK +…