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Deputy didn’t wrongfully kill man, jury decides

Despite what some people would like to believe, the vast majority of police related shootings are justified.  We do not have cops running around in “Blackwater” style randomly shooting people without cause.  Public Saftety officers risk their lives on a daily basisi protecting us.  At least in this case, we have had the opportunity for…

Updated McGill Resolution: Carona Must Resign

HT to Allan Bartlett at Powder Blue for securing an updated copy on a OC GOP Central Committee resolution from former Cypress Mayor Mike McGill calling for Sheriff Mike Carona’s resignation.  Here’s the copy: Whereas, Orange County Sheriff Carona has had his two Assistant Sheriffs and a Captain convicted of numerous crimes, demonstrating poor leadership…

Street Watch: O.C. treasurer in reversal of fortune

From today’s LATimes  O.C. treasurer in reversal of fortune The man who called attention to county’s shaky investments now is defending his own. By Christian Berthelsen, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer December 6, 2007 In 1994, Chriss Street was hailed as a hero for helping to blow the whistle on high-risk holdings in Orange County’s…

Sharon Quirk Named Mayor of Fullerton

The following announcement came in this morning from DPOC Chairman Frank Barbaro. Orange County Democrats have added more to the lists of exciting firsts — Tuesday night Sharon Quirk, a life-long area resident became the first Democrat in 14 years to be chosen as Mayor of Fullerton. Mayor Quirk was given this honor by a…

Come & Drink Liberally Tonight!

Hey, you! What are you doing tonight? Looking for something fun to do? Looking for someone to talk to? Well, why not hop on over to Drinking Liberally and have some fun with your local progressive friends tonight? At 7:00 PM, the excitement begins in Huntington Beach at Oggi’s. Scott will be bringing his good…