Tag Archive for Bruce Whitaker

Updated: Republicans are Starting to Line Up for Newman Recall – Ling Ling Chang will give it another Go

Updated:  Ling Ling Chang will run for the SD-29 seat in the event State Senator Josh Newman is recalled.  Sources tell TheLiberalOC that Chang polls the best for Republicans in the district.  And this has caused Orange County BoS 4th district supervisor Shawn Nelson to reconsider running and sticking to a campaign for Judge. Chang…

How Transparent is Orange City Government?

While the big news last Tuesday night was the Irvine City Council meeting on the future of the Great Park, in Orange, a press conference in front of Orange City Hall designed as a last ditch effort to pressure the city council and Mayor Tita Smith into placing former Planning Commissioner Michael Merino back on…

Shawn Nelson: Does He or Doesn’t He on Endorsements

Shortly after the signatures for the Fullerton Recall of Dick Jones, Don Bankhead and Pat McKinley was approved, we contacted Supervisor Shawn Nelson’s office (on Valentine’s Day to be exact).  We received a nice email from Nelson’s director of communications, Audra Adams, who promised to get back to us right away.  Then nothing for weeks.  I left…

OC Scariest Politicians

  Happy Halloween everyone and if you’re to the left of center, Halloween is 365/24/7 in the OC when it comes to certain politicians.  Here’s our list the scariest ones. 10.  Don Wagner — Mr. Wagner, the state assemblyman from AD-70 often goes to a number of functions at Irvine schools which we find hysterical…

Fullerton Police Chief to Take Medical Leave

The LiberalOC has learned that Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers is stepping down for a medical leave due to an unspecified illness.  Sources say the leave could be 30 days to a year long.  Two Fullerton city council members, Sharon Quirk-Silva and Bruce Whitaker, have already called on Sellers to resign due to his inaction…