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Citizens React to Quach’s Apology, Accident

Westminster, CA — “Andy uses a phrase every politician who gets caught red-handed uses, ‘I take full responsibility.’” commented Westminster resident Mike Hicks about councilman Andy Quach’s recent accident during the public commenting period at Wednesday’s Westminster City Council meeting. Hicks opened his remarks with a tough judgement of Quach, “It’s the profile of a driver…

QuachGate: Andy Quach’s Apology to the City

Last night Councilman Andy Quach, who was arrested on August 2 after driving his Mercedes S550 into a power pole and block wall with a .26% blood alcohol level, apologized for his actions. Comparing himself to Former President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Kennedy, he vowed to recover from this storm. Below is the report from…

Gavin Newsom Sits Down With TheLiberalOC

I had the opportunity to sit down with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Tuesday afternoon  in the offices of the Orange County Labor Federation prior to his town hall meeting at Santa Ana College. Newsom is running for Governor and has conducted town hall meetings across the state talking to voters, introducing himself and his goals…

QuachGate: The 911 and Dispatch Audio

In an effort to fill some of the need for more information regarding the DUI accident last week involving Westminster Councilman Andy Quach, I have pulled together some of the audio from the 911 calls and dispatch communications from the Westminster Police Department. In the dispatch communications you will hear first the initial pull over…

Tweeting for Jesus

After spending a couple of hours pouring through my emails, I found this nugget from Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church.  Readers here know I usually attend the Irvine service, and I keep waiting for Pastor Rick to say something truly outrageous in his sermons — and that hasn’t happened yet; Pastor Warren usually gets…