Tag Archive for Art Pedroza

James Rainey on Civil Discourse by Commenters

Chip Hanlon’s Red County post about censorship by the Fullerton School District in blocking the Friends for Fullerton’s Future was an excellent post not only for the topic, but for the comments it generated.  One commenter had a comment blocked for violating Red County’s terms of service prompting a discussion of censorship (that term only…

Pulido Pays Big Success Fee To Pedroza. What For?

Miguel Pulido - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

The campaign finance filing for Mayor Pulido indicates that his campaign consultant Dennis DeSnoo paid Art Pedroza $5,150 for “web services.” Apparently Pulido had no problem paying Pedroza for positive blog coverage leading up to the election so long as that information was not disclosed until after Election Day. Art Pedroza, of course, appears to have had no problem failing to disclose that he was being paid by Pulido for his commentary.

The Ghost in the Machine

Sean H. Mill - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

Sunday’s New York Times Magazine carried a fascinating story about how, once you’re on the web, you can live forever on the Internet.  And that’s a lesson the Sarah Palin is learning as her people work feverishly to scrub comments she’s made on Facebook and Twitter with references like “targeting” and “reloading” in the wake…

Tinajero’s new twist on Pay to Play in Santa Ana

Sal Tinajero - "I didn't know."

Tuesday, Councilman Sal Tinajero is gifting Pedroza and Mill with a bonus by appointing Mill to the city’s powerful Planning Commission. The appointment of Mill will send a clear message to any business wanting planning approval in Santa Ana that they can get a leg up by spending $100 to become a member of Pedroza’s business association.

Some Favorites from 2010

only one more photo to go until our happy ending (c) 2010 The Liberal OC

In July of 2010 TheLiberalOC was named Best Political Blog by the Orange County Press Club. We are humbled by the recognition we received and look forward to providing the best political coverage possible in the coming year.

Seen in Santa Ana…

  Something to remember as you cast your ballots in Santa Ana today; this blog started because Mike Lawson was sent photos of defaced campaign signs of Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen.  A reader sent this shot to us today and we couldn’t help but laugh a little. Cast your ballots carefully.  Remember, you get the…