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Can YOU Help Me Solve This Dana Point Mystery?

I figured since today is Halloween, you’d be in for a scary story. Last week, a couple unsuspecting concerned citizens discovered this person removing Recall Diane Harkey signs off someone’s private yard. And when the concerned citizens confronted this person about removing the signs, he said he was just doing his part to “clean up…

Where is the Dem Candidate?

  Please forgive me. This post is not about the wildfires or about the corrupt OC Sheriff. Both of those stories are important and worth talking about, but I wanted to escape for a second and talk about the 1st District Supervisorial seat.  As you know, Janet Nguyen’s seat is opening up soon—the primary race…

Santiago Fire: A Tale of Two Assemblymen

Earlier in the week, State Rep. Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) lectured me on his role as an assemblyman during the Santiago fire.  Chuck wrote: As for your other suggestions, I’d like to point out that I am a member of the Legislative Branch. You would not look to a judge to be directly involved in the…

Carona Indictment Barely Registers at Flash Report

While most of the OC Media is all over the Carona Federal indictment story, over at the Flash Report, the newsbarely registers a blip.  And it carries a qualifier from someone that its not official and the LA Times story was based on a secret source. LAT: O.C. Sheriff Carona indicted The LA Times is…

OCR: Jaramillo cooperates with federal investigation

Ex-sheriff’s assistant and one time friend of Mike Carona secretly pleaded guilty in March to two federal charges. BY LARRY WELBORN and PEGGY LOWE The Orange County Register SANTA ANA Former assistant sheriff George Jaramillo secretly pleaded guilty in March to federal tax evasion and mail fraud, and agreed to cooperate in a growing federal…

Sheriff Carona Indicted

  The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Sheriff Mike Carona is facing federal corruption charges alleging he used his office for financial gain.    The indictment is filed under seal, but details are expected to be made public as early as tomorrow (Tuesday). From The Los Angeles Times: The full scope of the federal investigation…