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Get Your Theology on Tap Tomorrow!

Hey, everyone! Are you looking for something fun to do tomorrow night? Would you like to discuss issues of faith without feeling like you’re being “preached at”? And would you like to see a different kind of “church”? Great, then why not check out Fairview Community Church‘s Theology on Tap tomorrow night at 7:00? Here’s…

What Do YOU Think About Fullerton’s Policy on Medical Marijuana?

… [L]ongtime resident Pat Shuff said, “If they build it, they will come – from all over.” Last night in a 4-1 decision, the Fullerton City Council overturned a previous decision to consider allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in town. Now, Fullerton has followed the lead of several other OC cities in voting to ban these…

Choosing to be inspired…

A member of TheLiberalOC blog team Heather wrote this today. It has been posted on DailyKos and Calitics.  I am pleased to cross-post it here on her behalf.  Choosing to be inspired, a candidate’s wife and a grassroots campaign  That’s right, I’m a candidate’s wife, it happened rather quickly too.  Well, I’ve been married to the guy for…

Break Out the Hankies; Rep. Boehner is Coming to Town

GOP House Minority leader John Boehner is coming to the OC tomorrow (HT to Red County).  He’ll be in Newport Beach with Rep. Ed Royce and the details are here. Boehner is the weepiest politician in DC in recent memory.  The guy cries at the drop of a hat.  And yes, they are crocodile tears.…

Buy a Ticket for a Chance to Win a House

Irvine is one of the lowest funded school districts in the state; I believe we’re still classified as a “rural” district even though the city’s population is about 200,000. Irvine kids are well under the state average when it comes to funding per pupil but among the top when it comes to test scores on…

Has Anderson been sipping Moorlach’s Kool-aid?

Well, I’m finally getting around to writing about this, after the President’s Day weekend.  Acting Orange County Sheriff Jack Anderson must REALLY want to get on Board of Supervisor’s Chairman John Moorlach’s good side.  I know he’s trying to get appointed Sheriff, but I think he’s been sipping some of Moorlach’s Kool-aid. The Orange County Register…

Trust Issues

Termed out State Rep. Todd Spitzer really needs to evaluate the content of his letters to the editor. In today’s Register, Spitzer challenges Cal Fire Director Ruben Grijalva‘s advocacy of a new 1.25 percent fire fee. Todd writes: As you may recall, Ruben Grijalva was responsible for reporting the facts to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger regarding…