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Uniting Orange County? Good Luck with That

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The Orange County Sunday’s Register sits between the Sunday LA Times and NY Times on my kitchen table.  If my daughter sees me reading the Opinion pages, she asks me if I’ve taken my blood pressure medicine first.  The Register opinion pages each Sunday are consistent in two ways — columns shill for Republicans or…

Judge Nelson?

R. Shawn Nelson, 4th District Supervisor

Orange County Superior Court Judge Marc Kelly is being served with a recall notice today (hat tip to Matt Coker at the OC Weekly), and should the movement to remove the judge for an atrocious sentence of 20-year old  Kevin Jonas Rojano-Nieto, who sexually assaulted a three-year old girl he was related to.  The crime…

Irvine City Council will discuss unanticipated site soil contamination at Portola High Site

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Council member Beth Krom wants the I’s dotted and T’s crossed when it comes to the chain of communications in regards to new findings of soil contaminates at the site of Irvine’s new Portola High School currently under construction.  The recent discovery of petroleum hydrocarbons and naphthaline, a known cancer causing agent typically found in…

The case for Sukhee Kang in SD-29

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While the news of Sukhee Kang’s candidacy for SD-29 broke last week might be old (I was out of town on business all last week; sorry readers), I hope to shed a little light on his announcement. Kang led Irvine through the toughest years of the Bush-recession as Mayor.  The city of Irvine used a…

FPPC Confirms Investigation Against Santa Ana Planning Commissioner Sean Mill

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The Liberal OC has received a letter from the Fair Political Practices Commission notifying us that the Enforcement Division of the FPPC will investigate allegations against Santa Ana Planning Commissioner Sean H. Mill for what we reported was his failure to document his complete statement of economic interest from 2013.  Our complaint had merit. The…