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News Flash: Crap Costs Money

Some guy from another blog got all “Juiced” up last night whining that we missed the story about the increase in OC sewer rates. No, we didn’t miss it, we simply covered other crap. The blogs have been all in a tizzy over the increase in sewer fees, so I figured I should check out…

Has the Register Lost its Sense of Humor?

I get four newspapers in my driveway every morning; The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the LA Times and the Register. I read every one of them with that morning cup of joe. The Register has a number of columnists, but they just cut loose my favorite one; Mayrav Saar. Mayrav had a…

What Do YOU Think About Recent School Budget Cuts?

No matter where you go in OC, local schools and school districts are feeling the pain of hard times. In Capistrano Unified, Coastal South County schools are preparing for $27 million in painful budget cuts. Santa Ana Unified is preparing to possibly lay off some 573 teachers in the 2008-09 school year. In Saddleback Valley…

Dan Kalmick Announces Congressional Campaign

The following is a press release we received yesterday regarding the 46th Congressional District Democratic Primary. Seal Beach native Dan Kalmick (D) is pleased to formally announce his run for Congress in California’s 46th district. The 25-year-old business leader’s campaign for the House of Representatives seat began on Jan. 17, making him the first democrat…