Orange County – Local

Local Orange County Political News

Dina Nguyen Stumbles Out of the Gate

The OC First District Supervisor’s race is already getting off to a wild start for Garden Grove City Councilmember Dina Nguyen.  It seems that Dina, and her crack team of campaign advisors, cannot figure out step one in running for office. Step one, as anyone who has ever run for office knows, this should include…

What Do YOU Think About How OC Handled the Santiago Fire?

Remember what happened last October when a fire broke out in OC’s mountains? Remember the dark smoke enveloping the entire county? Remember all the families that had to be evacuated from the canyon communities? And remember how state & local government responded to the wildfire? Tonight, Orange County Fire Authority will be holding a special…

Schroeder, suit against Cook DISMISSED!

News Flash: The 4th District Court of Appeals has dismissed Mike Schroeder’s frivolous suit against Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook over her ballot designation for the 46th Congressional race. The music you hear in the background is the the Weighty Woman Warbling. Celebrate with us — go drop a few bucks on Debbie’s ActBlue page!…

Spend the Evening With Asm. Jose Solorio Tomorrow Night!

This just in from the Democratic Party of OC! Our favorite local Assembly Member would like to spend an evening with us tomorrow! Check out what I just got today from DPOC Executive Director Melahat Rafiei: Assemblyman Jose Solorio invites you to a Cocktail Reception in Support of the Kick-Off of his 2008 Re-Election Campaign…

Taliban Dana, the Party Chairman and the Child Rapist

As you have no doubt read here on the Liberal OC and elsewhere Jeffrey Neilsen, the son of former Fountain Valley Mayor Ben Neilsen and a former aide to Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday for being a child rapist.  This story is not news to anyone that reads the OC Weekly,…

Just Run for Governor Already

When I lived in Boston in the heyday of the Massachusetts Miracle, WRKO Radio featured an afternoon talk show featuring Jerry Williams, a radio personality who led a fight to repeal the Bay State’s seatbelt law; Howie Carr, a columnist for the Murdoch-owned Boston Herald; and Barbara Anderson from the group Citizens for Limited Taxation. …