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Obama’s OC Trip: Costa Mesa may be the new destination

UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Monday, March 16th: The Democratic Party of Orange County has sent the following message. President Barack Obama’s first official visit to Orange County will be this Wednesday, March 18th at 4pm. Here are the details:Town Hall Meeting: Wednesday, March 18 Doors open at 1:30 pm OC Fair – Building 12 88 Fair…

Wiley Drake Loves John Moorlach

Pastor Wiley Drake threw his support behind John Moorlach for cutting Planned Parenthood funding.  Oh, and Wiley says Barack is an illegal immigrant and can’t be President.   Has anyone checked Wiley’s birth certificate to make sure he is here legally?   Let the Supervisors know they are elected by YOU, not ordained in their…

BREAKING: Obama in Santa Ana on Wednesday 3/18

In today’s White House Press briefing, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced that President Obama will be in Santa Ana on Wednesday, March 18th, prior to attending a meeting in Los Angeles. We are trying to gather more detail and will post it as soon as we have it. UPDATE: (4.15 PM): From today’s White House…

OC Employees Assn. Declares a Cease Fire

On Thursday, Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) General Manager Nick Berardino sent a message to his members. In effect, OCEA has declared a unilateral cease fire in their ongoing disagreement with the County Board of Supervisors over the current financial crisis, and how best to deal with its impact on the county budget and workforce. As…

OC’s Motel Residents

The New York Times has a front page story on the huge numbers of families impacted by the sour Bush economic practices now forced into living in area motels in Cotsa Mesa and Anaheim. Photo, courtesy of NY Times: It’s a heartbreaking read, especially when you get to the part where school children taunt kids…