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Wishing Probolsky some Ethics This Christmas

We jump on Matt Cunningham of Red County here all the time, but ethically speaking, Matt always discloses if he has a business interest in stories he is posting about.  Virtually every post on the Disney-SunCl-Anaheim story, Matt disclosed he is/was a consultant for SunCal.  Its this sort of disclosure, plus allowing us lefties to…

OCHCA Pays $7 million to settle false billings claims

H/T to Peggy Lowe at Total Buzz.  I will be writing more on this later. Issued onThursday, December 20 at 2:05 p.m. PST ORANGE COUNTY PAYS $7 MILLION TO UNITED STATESTO RESOLVE LAWSUIT ALLEGING FALSE BILLINGS TO MEDICARE        The County of Orange today paid the federal government $7 million to resolve allegations that its Health…

OC Register: A Lack of Holiday Spirit.

You would think that even a conservative, libertarian publication would show some amount of holiday spirit towards its employees.  Well, my sources tell me that this is not the case this year at the Register. No holiday party, no holiday bonus, not even a holiday greeting card. On the one hand I can understand that…

Drinking Liberally Holiday UPDATE

Hey, all you OC liberals! Have you been wondering what would happen at Drinking Liberally over the holidays? Are you wondering whether your favorite Thursday night fun spot would stay open? Well, I have the answers for you. If you’re in South County, I have some not-so-good news for you. There will be no Drinking…

Ware Disposal Case Referred To City Attorney’s Office

The case against Ware Disposal has been referred to Santa Ana City Attorney Joseph “Fletch” Fletcher’s office by city code enforcement officials.  As I reported while at the Orange Juice, properties owned by Judy Ware and Ware Disposal in the Logan Neighborhood of Santa Ana are fraught with code violations.  Ware has a record of safety violations…

What Do YOU Think Is Wrong With Our Immigration Policies?

Check out this latest entry in The Register’s series on crime and immigration. Investigative reporter Noberto Santana shot a video of what happens to immigrant criminals deported to Tijuana. While some of them find ways to return across the border, others fall back into crime as they desperately try to survive without a home or…