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What Do YOU Think About Recent School Budget Cuts?

No matter where you go in OC, local schools and school districts are feeling the pain of hard times. In Capistrano Unified, Coastal South County schools are preparing for $27 million in painful budget cuts. Santa Ana Unified is preparing to possibly lay off some 573 teachers in the 2008-09 school year. In Saddleback Valley…

Dan Kalmick Announces Congressional Campaign

The following is a press release we received yesterday regarding the 46th Congressional District Democratic Primary. Seal Beach native Dan Kalmick (D) is pleased to formally announce his run for Congress in California’s 46th district. The 25-year-old business leader’s campaign for the House of Representatives seat began on Jan. 17, making him the first democrat…

LA County not the Broward County of CA Afterall.

Good News: All Los Angeles “Double Bubble” Votes from Independents in Democratic Presidential Primary to be Counted By Frank D. Russo – California Progress Report This story has a happy ending for all of us who believe that each and every vote should be counted on lawful ballots where the voter’s intent can be determined.…

What Do YOU Think About the Proposed OCTA “Go Local” Projects?

Orange County Transportation Authority officials directed staff yesterday to begin reviewing proposed Go Local projects to Metrolink stations to major destinations. So far, 28 cities have received $100,000 grants to study potential improvements. These cities are vying for some of the $25.4 million OCTA has allocated for rail and bus shuttle-related projects and $1 million…