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Drink Liberally in Surf City Tonight (After You Protest With Us)!

Calling all liberal-minded denizens of Surf City! Huntington Beach has a new Drinking Liberally! Come on over and celebrate with us tonight! Oh wait… Before we celebrate, we need to protest. In case you haven’t heard, King George the Knucklehead just vetoed health care for poor kids. And now, House Republicans are looking to sustain…

Nuclear Power Equals Clean Water?

Over the weekend, State Rep. Chuck DeVore announced that he’s proposing a plan that would recommission one of the nuclear reactors at San Onofre and tie it to a new desalination plant that would provide a new source of fresh water for a thirsy Southern California economy. About 20 percent of the new reactor would power desalination…

Times reports on problem with bloggers on SA Commissions

It’s a rare OC-focused story in this morning’s LA Times. Jennifer Delson reports on the collision between city commissions and the blogosphere. Santa Ana council trying to quiet bloggers. Three city board members and commissioners who write for orangejuiceblog.com have been asked to be less critical of city officials. By Jennifer Delson, Los Angeles Times…

The Impeachment Argument

    There has been a lot of talk about presidential impeachment in Orange County lately. Huntington Beach and Santa Ana will hear the issue in their council meetings this week. Last Sunday was the kick off of a weekly impeachment rally on the campus of UCI, and every Saturday you can find a gathering…

Daily Local News Returns to OC September 10

It’s easy to forget that besides PBS-affiliate KOCE-50, we have a commercial television station based here in Orange County. KDOC (channel 56) will start broadcasting it’s morning news show in high-definition on Monday September 10 from 6 to 8 am. More information on “Daybreak OC” can be found here. I’m glad they found room for…