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How will voting be different this time in OC?

You’ve probably heard about the long lines at early voting locations in Florida, and voting machine problems in West Virginia. You may be wondering though; what about Orange County? Does this foretell problems like we experienced in 2006? Two years ago we had problems with our electronic voting equipment, not enough paper ballots, and two…

Big Trouble for the Emperor of Little Saigon

The Emperor I refer to is of course, the current reigning Assemblyman from the 68th Assembly District Van Tran. Radio, in particular talk radio, is big in the Vietnamese-American community. The airwaves over Little Saigon are some of the most politically charged in the country. Sean Hannity, Bill O’Riley, Rush Limbaugh, and Air America have…

Irvine Council: Shea/Choi/Rodgers Attack Ad

A new Cable TV Ad from Christina Shea, Steven Choi and Pat Rodgers of “Team Irvine” has dropped. Looks more like a hit from “Team Division” or “Team Hate.” They cannot run on their records so they instead try to ding Sukhee Kang, Beth Krom, Larry Agran and Todd Gallinger. The ad isn’t done very…

This I pledge…..

I know we still have 10 days to go and we’re not letting up, but once Senator Barack Obama becomes President Barack Obama, I pledge the following things: To leave my Obama/Biden bumper sticker on my car until 2011. To blame any terrorist attack in Obama’s first term on President Bush To constantly refer to…

Kang and Council Slate Earn Key Public Saftey Endorsement in Irvine City Hall Race

The KeepIrvineGreat in ’08 Slate of Sukhee Kang for Mayor, and Larry Agran, Beth Krom and Todd Gallinger has received key public safety endorsements for the November 4 election. The ticket was endorsed by the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association and the Irvine Police Association endorsed all the council incumbents. A mailer announced the endorsements showed…

OC Democrats Party Of The Year!

Join Democrats from all over the Orange County for the Democratic Party’s Official Election Night Party! Tuesday, November 4th 8 pm to Midnight Sutra Lounge 1870 Harbor Blvd. (in the Triangle Square) Costa Mesa, CA 92627 Take a walk down our red-carpet media walk, enjoy great food and drinks, and celebrate a historical night with…

Anaheim and the Magic Kingdom

One of our readers sent us the following commentary regarding the City Council race in Anaheim. We are pleased to submit his thoughts on that contest for your consideration. By Daniel Lamb Anaheim politics have never been so… strange. After an eerie calm, the political crossfire is heating up, as battle lines are being drawn and re-drawn…