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Same Old Song At SAUSD

    Last year when the citizens of the SAUSD were sold Measure G, they were told that this would not be the boondoggle that Measure C was. They were told that this time the money would be responsibly spent. They said they had to do this now because there was matching funds from the…

Freedom Communiations May File Bankruptcy

The report was in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, and I forwarded out a Tweet from OCWeekly yesterday evening. Here is the report from today’s Orange County Register. The Orange County Register’s parent, Freedom Communications, Inc. in Irvine, continues in talks with its lenders about restructuring $770 million in debt, Freedom officials said Sunday.…

Gavin Newsom’s Policies Already Being Implemented

He has not even gotten the Democratic nomination and already Gavin Newsom’s policies and ideas are being implemented statewide. Imagine my suprise when I get a message from Santa Ana Mayor Pulido announcing a program he is  coordinating with Governor Schwarzenegger to bring a banking program to Santa Ana that began in San Francisco. In…

OC Health March August 31 Targets Congressman Campbell

COMMUNITY “UPRISING” OVER HEALTH REFORM “TOWNHALL” MARCH PLANNED ON OFFICES OF REPUBLICAN JOHN CAMPBELL WHEN:    MONDAY, AUGUST 31 TIME:    11AM TO 1PM PLACE:    610 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE; NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 Congressman John Campbell, (R-48) has refused to listen to the voices of his constituents demanding a public townhall meeting on the issue of public…

Garden Grove Raises Water Rates 19.7%

The Orange County Register reports: Garden Grove gets 19.7 % water rate hike City Council members say the increases are necessary because the city’s cost of buying water has gone up. GARDEN GROVE – Starting Sept. 1, residents’ water rates will go up 19.7 percent, with more rate increases on the way. The City Council…

Pension Suit: OC Supes Double-Down

After more than $2  million in wasted taxpayer dollars the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to continue their useless bid to have the pension benefits for Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s declared unconstitutional. These so-called fiscal conservatives are okay with spending millions of dollars on a lawsuit that has failed at every turn in…