Tag Archive for Brea

The REAL Chris Norby Web Site Debuts

Democrats are apparently taking tips from Republican campaigns to use wedge issues against their opponents and President Obama is certainly using the GOP’s war of women and the vast wealth of Republican candidate Mitt Romney to paint a narrative for voters.  It only makes sense this tactic might trickle down to a more local level…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

The Sky is Falling on Shawn Nelson

Funny how in an April 14, 2010 OC Register article Nelson claims he has “nothing to do with managing the Sky Lounge,” but two days earlier pleged to pay the back rent. It seems that Shawn Nelson either has selective memory, or he simply is incapable of telling the truth.

Mayor Sharon Quirk Is Impressive Assembly District 72 Candidate

TheLiberalOC.com sat down for an interview with Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk, Democratic candidate for Assembly District #72 seat to replace disgraced Republican Mike Duvall… and came away quite impressed with Mayor Quirk’s energy, focused passion, and firm grasp of the issues facing this North Orange County district of Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, and parts of…

Local Budget Shortfalls

Here’s a quick summary of the announced budget shortfalls for our local governments.  Revenues are general fund revenues. Brea  - Revenues $54.8 million, Gap $2.3 million (4.2%), Revenue mix  33.3% sales and use taxes, 19.8% contract to provide police services for Yorba Linda, fees, 11.5% charges & other revenue, 10.4% property taxes  Buena Park - Revenues   $56.4 million, Gap…

Fires burning in Orange County

Orange County Wildfires It’s hot, dry, and very windy here in Orange County this weekend. Fires in Montecito and Sylmar north of us. Palos Verdes west of us. And now Brea and Corona/Yorba Linda in North Orange County. Here are the details as best as I know them. Brea fire – northeast of the city…