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Voices From Street Corners (Vol. 24): Odds & Ends

Fall Leaves

Fall has finally arrived in South County and the rains are here.  It is a beautiful scene indeed!! As I reflected upon the past three months, the most momentus time for me was the Great Blackout. I wrote about it a few weeks back to reflect upon the day and the potential aftermath. Although some…

Supes Redistricting: Small Change, Big Difference

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SANTA ANA — On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors took their swipe at the final maps for the Supervisorial districts that will be in place for the next ten years. With a last minute change to the Redistricting Committee’s recommendation submitted by Chairman Bill Campbell on Monday evening, the electoral influence of the…

Morning News Bits – June 1, 2011

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On our radar this morning are a couple stories that may be of interest for you. Debating How to Slice Up Orange County: Norberto Santana, Jr. reports that County officials have begun to take testimony on nearly two-dozen ideas for redrawing supervisorial districts.

You’re A Mean One Mr. Moorlach

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Over the weekend Supervisor John Moorlach fired off a premptive Op-Ed in the Orange County Register attacking public employees and blaming their pension benefits for budget shortfalls and what the headline to his commentary describes as a “Formula for disaster.” Moorlach goes on with this misleading argument against defined benefit retirement plans.

Who ya gonna call? Shawn Nelson!

A 46-year-old registered sex offender who allegedly kept a “huge stash” of child pornography in his Fullerton home was charged today with possessing child porn and sexual exploitation of a child, court records show. I know of a great criminal defense attorney named R. (Bob) Shawn Nelson