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What Do YOU Think: Where Should Newport Build Its City Hall?

“They forced us into it – we didn’t want to do this,” lead proponent Bill Ficker said.”If not listening to (Ficker) means not agreeing with him, I guess he might have a point,” said Hugh Logan, a leader of the opposition campaign. For all the excitement over California’s Presidential Primary happening next Tuesday, there’s another…

Stupid Supervisor Tricks

Today, the Orange County Board of Supervisors took a leap of stupidity and resolved to sue the administrator of County pensions, OCERS, to overturn a negotiated pension agreement with the Association of Orange County Deputiy Sheriffs. Not only are these morons wasting taxpayer funds in a frivolous effort suing the wrong entity, but they are…

A 2-4-1 Deal

I’m very sorry to drag you all back kicking and screaming to Orange County topics, but after all this is The Liberal OC, right? Right? The 241 tollroad extension really is a great 2 for 1 deal. Not only has it inspired the politically lazy surfing community to get up off its baggies, it’s also…

One Week to Go to Help Hillary Win!

Hi, everyone… Especially all you fantastic OC Hillstars for Hillary! Have you been making calls from one of the campaign offices recently? If so, the campaign has a special message for you: Thank you for the time you dedicated to phone banking in the Santa Ana “Hillary for President” campaign office. You are certainly making…

Thinking Liberally, Where have all the ADULTS gone?

Where have all the ADULTS gone? It is starting to look like the adults in government have left the playground and the children remaining have run amok. Whether it’s Moorlach, Carona, Street, Mauk, or the Santa Ana City Council, these kids are out of control. We’ve got Board of Supervisors Chairman John Moolach and his…

What Do YOU Think About Anaheim’s Affordable Housing Problem?

“This is to show our strength, to give us a voice so the council will listen to us,” said Jaime Ramirez, an unemployed auto parts distributor from Anaheim who joined the march [for affordable housing]. There was a rally near Angel Stadium yesterday organized by a coalition of community groups, churches and unions, aimed to…

“Stroud”ing The Issues

Glen Stroud, patriarch of Santa Ana’s angry couple, has sent a letter to Mayor Miguel Pulido and members of the Santa Ana City Council demanding my removal from the city’s Planning Commission. The centerpiece of Stroud’s demand is my January 16th post here on the Liberal OC in regards to the $1.5 million gentrification plan…