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DEMOCPAC to kick off Jan 27

DEMOCPAC, a new political action committee designed to bring Democrats of Orange County together to “raise our voices locally and nationally” will hold its inaugral meeting Sunday Janauary 28 at Lucca Cafe in Irvine. The event at the Quail Hill eatery goes from 3-5PM and features renowned sports agent Leigh Steinberg as a guest speaker. …

There he goes again. Moorlach’s an idiot!

Today Governor Schwarzenegger announced his proposed budget, which proposes billions of dollars in cuts to healthcare and programs for the poor in California. In his typical demagogue fashion, Board of Supervisor’s Chairman John Moorlach blamed public employess for the shortfall. Specifically, the told the Orange County Register’s Total Buzz reporter Peggy Lowe that the Governor…

Ethically Challenged Republican To Step Aside. Shouldn’t Bustamante?

Ethically challenged California Congressman John Doolittle announced earlier today that he will not seek re-election in November.  Doolittle, who has represented the eastern Sacramento area since 1991, has come under scrutiny for his ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.  In February of last year Doolittle was forced to give up his seat on the powerful…

Question: How do you lose a Deputy’s personnel file?

WTF?  I just don’t get this one.  The personnel file of a deputy, accused of encouragning the beating death of an inmate in the Orange County Jail has gone “missing.”  In the middle of a high profile investigation, and civil litigation how do you lose potential evidence? The Orange County Register has the report here, but this…