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Newsom: Doing the right thing to protect public safety?

Assembly Candidate and Corona Mayor Jeff Miller has issued a press release, Red County OC Blog has commented on it, John and Ken are raising money to send undocumented immigrants to San Francisco, and various anti-illegal immigration activists have their panties in a bunch over it. What are they all upset about? Nine years ago the city/county…

Register Commentary: Schroeder is Off His Game

I’m in San Francisco on business this week, so blogging time is very limited. But I do want to call attention to Steve Greenhut’s column in today’s Commentary section. Click here to read the commentary and tell Steve what you thought: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/cook-mayor-court-2012502-political-schroeder. What I particularly like in both Steve’s commentary and in Marty Wisckol’s Total…

CA-42: Isn’t It Time We Get Represented for Once?

{Here’s a special article I did for one of those big national blogs… But do you mind if I give you all a sneak peek first? – Andrew } I don’t know how many of you have been following the many messes down here in Southern California when it comes to our CReepy Congresscritters, but…

Impeachment 101

This just in from DFA-Orange County. Here’s an event you definitely don’t want to miss! Two leading US Constitutional scholars will explore impeachment during a community forum entitled Impeachment 101: How Impeachment Serves a Democracy, Moderated by the League of Women Voters of Orange Coast and sponsored by the Office of Student Activities at Golden…

A Letter to IUSD School Board, Schools Chief

Got this via email: April 3, 2008 Trustees of the Irvine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Gwen Gross Irvine Unified School District 5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 Dear Trustees and Dr. Gwen Gross: As concerned parents as well as members of the Executive Board of the Irvine Council PTA, we the undersigned respectfully request…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

There is an extraordinary Total Buzz post from Marty Wisckol that ran yesterday featuring an interview with GOP leader Mike Schroeder regarding the outcome of the failed Debbie Cook lawsuit. Marty referred to criticism of Schroeder but other Republicans and Mike seemed to lose it. see what Marty wrote after the flip:

Teacher Layoffs Already Affecting the Classroom

  “It’s an emotional time,” said Bismack, 29, of San Clemente, now in her third year at Canyon Vista. “I have a five-year degree and I’m working on a master’s degree. I was looked at as a highly qualified teacher, and now I’m looking for an alternative job for next year.”