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What Do YOU Think About Newport Beach’s Battle Over Drug Rehab Homes?

“Severe over-concentration of drug-rehab homes in Newport Beach was spawned by a handful of complicit and negligent public officials,” [Newport anti-rehab-home] activist Bob Rush said. “This lawsuit will bring to light the misdeeds of those public officials and hold them accountable for the long-term damage that they have caused the community.” And apparently, this is…

What? No Paperwork!

On January 7th I wrote about something fishy going on at the Hall of Administration regarding staff support for First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen Nguyen’s Staff, and the budget shell game. I was hoping that at some point my request for additional information would yield a satisfactory explanation. I was wrong. I asked a series…

Last Minute Registration Help from the DPOC

Are you sure you are Registered to Vote?  The office of the Democratic Party of Orange County will be open from 10:00 am until 11:45 pm on Tuesday, January 22 to assist voters who need to register or re-register to vote in the February 5 Presidential Primary. (NOTE from Dan: If you signed any petition…

I had a dream today…

I had a dream that one day Orange County would be free of the corruption and caronyism that has gripped the Sheriff’s department for years. I had a dream that our next Sheriff would be a person of honor and virtue. I had a dream that the choice of our next Sheriff would be based…

Curt: Carony?

The President doesn’t read newspapers, why should you? Only nerdy intellectuals waste their time with facts and news stories. Curt is a very curt fellow. He sums up all of the political news that is going on in Orange County in just one word. I could have sworn that I had written this word before,…

Janet calls for a National Search for Interim Sheriff

In the Register’s Letters to the Editor section today, Supervisor Janet Nguyen called for a national search for a new Interim sheriff and has suggested looking outside of OC for a candidate. “I propose that the county search nationwide to find the best-qualified candidate for the job. We should not rush the process – it…