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WDYT: 44th CD Planning Thread

Our series on winning OC’s Congressional Districts continues today as we head down south (or is that east?) to the 44th District. Of all the OC districts, none shocked the pundits or challenged “conventional wisdom” more than this one. And if we Democrats are as smart as we say we are, we should be able…

WDYT: 42nd CD Planning Thread

I’m sorry I’ve been so late in continuing our series on winning OC’s Congressional Districts! But now that I finally have some time on my hands to delve into this, it’s time for me to get back in the game. So today, let’s talk about the 42nd Congressional District. Fortunately, we’ve made some progress in…

Moorlach’s Great Wall and Personal Green Zone

You know, it never ceases to amaze me how something that looks bad at first glance can look even worse upon closer inspection. This holds especially true with the Board of Supervisors remodel of their exterior lobby on the fifth floor of the Hall of Administration. Board Chairman (until Tuesday, January 13th) John Moorlach has…

The TRUTH Will Be Publicized

  It seems that whenever the Board of Supervisors, Tom Mauk, or his executive management team, get backed into a corner on something, rather than admit they’re wrong, they resort to lies and scare tactics. This last week was just one more demonstration of that reality. Below is the email message that Orange County Employees…

Let’s Tweet the Caucus This Weekend!

In case you forgot, the California Democratic Party Delegate Caucuses are this weekend. You can still go to cadem.org to find out when & where your caucus will be. You can also fill out the form to pre-register for your local caucus. I’m sure you all remember that I’m a candidate in the 69th Assembly…

OCEA to County: See you in court!

Late Thursday afternoon OCEA informed County CEO Tom Mauk that they the employees union was taking the County to court over the layoffs. In a nutshell, the union is claiming that County managers have not met their contractual responsibility to identify that all other available options be explored and attempted before laying off employees. Norberto…

DeVore Gets no Love from DailyKos Survey on Senate Race

On the day he announced significant endorsements frommany of California’s elected Republicans for the 2010 US Senate race, State Re. Chuck DeVore gets no love from a commissioned survey on the upcoming 2010 Senate election. A Research 2000 California poll of voters , commissioned by the popular DailyKos blog, seeking opinions about a Senate race between…