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Say Goodbye to Mike Lawson Tonight

So Mr. Mike Lawson, founder of this Blog and Drinking Liberally Santa Ana, is leaving us for Phoenix this weekend. So at tonight’s Drinking Liberally-Santa Ana we will get our last chance to say goodbye. Please join the fun at Memphis at the Santora, 201 N. Broadway, Santa Ana. the party begins at 8:30 p.m.…

Caroling for Peace at Ed Royce’s Open House on Friday

Hey, you… My favorite progressive activists in North OC! Are you looking for a great opportunity to do some Holiday Caroling? And would you also like a chance to ask your Member of Congress to bring the troops home from Bush’s failed occupation of Iraq? Great, then join the OC Peace Coaltion for a special…

More on: The Rules Just Don’t Apply to Janet Nguyen

On Wednesday I posted a story about Supervisor Nguyen using Health Care Agency funds to pay for her staff. To say the least it has generated a little traffic. One of the first comments the story got was from an anonymous poster who asked… I wonder how Art Pedroza is going to justify this move by…

Democrats, DTS Registrations Way Up in California; Crying Towels for Republicans

Two items to mention: First off, fellow blogger Chris Prevatt Gila posted on Marty Wisckoll’s new political pulse project for snapshot polling.  A scan at Red County blog shows Matt Cunningham rallying the right wingers to sign up because Marty reports strong responses from Democrats and an tepid one from Republicans.  Start getting used to…

Espinoza elected Mayor of LaHabra

Received this from OCDP Chair Frank Barbaro this afternoon  Rose Espinoza was elected as the new mayor of the city of La Habra. She won the unanimous vote of La Habra city council members. Espinoza was sworn in as mayor on December 3. She also served as La Habra mayor in 2004 and has been…

Civil rights investigation clears UCI

The Orange County Register reports this morning on the federal investigation of civil rights complaints of anti-Semitism at UC Irvine found “insufficient evidence” that the university failed to respond appropriately to complaints by Jewish students, according to a report released this Tuesday afternoon. As our readers may recall, there has been coverage of this issue…