Tag Archive for CA

How Transparent is Orange City Government?

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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…

Westminster Councilman Tyler Diep “Unplugged”

The Orange County Register was first up with this story HERE. TheLiberalOC has also obtained a copy of the recording of Westminster Councilman Tyler Diep’s attempts to intervene on behalf of the Citryst Restaurant on February 6, 2009 (actually the early morning of February 7th). In the recordings below first you will hear Councilman Diep calling…

The Battleground in My Backyard

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) Nervous yet? I know I am. It’s crazy enough having to follow the Presidential Election 24/7. But for me and my friends & family here in California, we have even more on our minds! We have a Congressional race to win. We have an evil, discriminatory ballot initiative to defeat. And…

CA-46: Crazy Dana Walking Precincts… WHERE??!!

(Proudly cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama) Ah, how I love me the right-wing blogs! Sometimes, I find it amusing to simply lurk over there and see the vile garbage spew out of their keyboards. But to my surprise, I found out today that some of my recent diaries have been featured on an infamous local…

CA-46: Better Leaderhsip for Our People & Our Planet

(Originally posted at Clintonistas for Obama… I know I talked about it yesterday, but I’d like to share this special something with you all.) I live in Orange County, CA. I’m used to seeing scary Republicans that care nothing about environmental justice. But of all the crazy Republicans here, none can be crazier than “Crazy…

Best of C4O: Real Democrats. Real Platform. Real Change.

(Proudly cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama) How many of you attended your local Platform for Change event(s)? I did… As well as a reporter from my own local paper and several dozen local Democrats. Oh yes, and so did one of our terrific local Democrats running for Congress. But despite what you may think, there…