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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…

Fiscal Conservatives, or Budget Busting Lemmings?

Why is it you can never find a good fiscal conservative on the Orange County Board of Supervisors when you need one? On Tuesday, the budget busting lemmings of the Orange County Board of Supervisors again proved they are nothing more than big government politicians.  The appointed a new position, thereby forming a new county agency,…

Support Jordan Brandman for School Board

Reception to Support Jordan Brandman Thursday, January 10, 6:00 pm Home of Carina and Jim Pantone 1010 N. Lowell Street Santa Ana, CA 92703 Carina Franck-Pantone, Alicia Berhow, Frank Barbaro, Susan Freeze, Karen Ridley, Jason Bensley, David Robert Heywood, Melahat Rafiei With the Hon. Jose Solorio, the Hon. Lou Correa, the Hon. Tom Daly, the…

Bustamante Keeps $1.5 Million Gentrification Plan Alive

Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante continues to push for the city of Santa Ana to purchase a property in the French Park neighborhood at a cost to the taxpayers of $1,500,000 in an effort to appease one of his supporters.  Bustamante, who was recently appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Fair Employment and…

The “Monster” Slides Still Threaten the Canyons

It happened in just a few seconds; a massive ball of slimy mud, branches and rocks, hurtling down the canyon; leaving one Silverado Canyon resident without even enough time to be scared. “I’ve seen the monster,” said Realtor Mary Schreiber, describing a debris flow that struck near her home after rains followed wildfire in early…