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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…

REMINDER: OCYD Meeting Tonight!

Hey, everyone! Are you looking for something fun tonight? Great, then check us out at OC Young Democrats at 7:00 PM at DPOC headquarters! Please join us for our next Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, January 10th at 7:00 PM at Democratic Party of Orange County headquarters located at 200 N. Main Street,…

Our Treasurer-Tax Collector is getting expensive?!

That’s what Supervisor, and new Board Chairman John Moorlach had to say about the $110,000 independent review of Chris Streets’ investment portfolio and practices. Has he been sleeping? What about the $ 1 million remodel or the DA and CEO investigations into his contracting activities? Ron Campbell in the OCRegister reports yesterday that Auditor-Controller Sundstrom wants in…

Speak up for Costa Mesa Bike Trails Next Week!

Hey, everyone… Especially our fine Costa Mesa readers! Please remember to attend the January 15th Costa Mesa City Council Meeting at 6:00 PM to support turning the Paularino and Santa Ana/Delhi flood control channel maintenance road within Costa Mesa into a multipurpose trail to connect the Santa Ana River Regional Trail to the Upper Newport…