Orange County – Local

Local Orange County Political News

DemOC PAC Welcomes Gavin Newsom to OC on 8/19


Join the DemOC PAC next week for a special visit to Orange County by Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California, a candidate for Governor, who will share his thoughts and concerns about the state’s future, the economy and water. Details for attending are below: Admission $40 Free to DemOC PAC members Waived if you join the PAC  ( OR make…

The Cancer in the DPOC – Stage 2

Greg Diamond with his mouth open

It’s not often you get to read the political equivalent of a suicide note, but I was astonished to read this comment from serial Democratic candidate and OJ blogger Greg Diamond in a post on the Orange Juice blog from last week.  The comment was left on July 31, and my business trip really didn’t…

Frenemines on the Irvine City Council

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway has a reputation for being a bully at times, especially when he doesn’t get his way.  And his council colleagues voted against him last week in approving security cameras at the soccer fields and parking lots at The Great Park. So after my week in Vegas, I had several…

Conservatives Attack Church Leaders for Opposing Irvine’s Living Wage Repeal

Photo: Spotlight Photography + Associates (Lou Delgado)

Pastor Paul Tellstrom of Irvine has been getting what he calls “love letters” from conservatives in Irvine who object to his opposition of the conservative Irvine city council’s repeal of the city’s “Living wage” ordinance.  And he’s sharing the letters on Facebook. Here’s one: Dear Pastor Tellstrom: Does the Irvine United Congregational Church pay $15.00…