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What Do YOU Think About Sheriff Carona Resigning?

“While it’s a combination of factors that Mike decided to retire, one of the factors is his ability to focus on his defense […] He also wanted to make sure the department was ready for a smooth transition.” – H. Dean Steward, Soon-to-be-retired Sheriff Mike Carona’s attorney Have you heard the big news? OC Sheriff…

What is Ocdumps.com

I was looking through our visitor log to see who had been visiting us here at TheLiberalOC.com and I found a web domain name that looked curious.  We had had dozens of daily visits from a domain called www.Ocdumps.com I clicked on the link and ended up here. I went back to our records and looked…

Pedroza to challenge Bustamante in Santa Ana Ward 3

Pedroza Joins Space Race to Challenge Bustamante After years of blogging about rising Republican rock star Santa Ana Ward 3 Councilmember CarlosËœSpace Commander” Bustamante, and failing to draft anyone to run, including former State Senator Joe Dunn; Art Pedroza has decided to put on his own tin-foil space suit, climb in his space ship and…

In Which Bladerunner Outdoes Himself

Surely every denizen of the OC blogosphere is familiar with serial commenter Bladerunner’s wise and witty posts. Friday night he outdid himself with a comment on OC Blog about Joe Dunn’s “politicus interruptus.” That remark deserves wider circulation to those who don’t read OC Blog’s comments or who otherwise missed Friday’s work of written art,…

Joe Dunn Will NOT Run for Supervisor

Former State Senator Joe Dunn (D-Santa Ana) will not challenge Janet Nguyen. Sources are reporting to TheLiberalOC.com that Joe Dunn has decided that he will honor his contact with the California Medical Association and not seek election to the First District Supervisor seat in Orange County. The First District seat was previously represented by democratic…

Wherein, those who can JUMP SHIP!

The LATimes Christian Berthelsen reports today that voulntary investors to the County of Orange Investment fund heve been jumping ship. I thought Chris Street was being transparent?  Why are we learning about this now and through a media investigation rather than a statement from Street?  According to the LATimes report: The treasurer’s office rejects the…