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Opinion First, Research Second for Red County Blogger and Possible Irvine Council Candidate

Jeff Lalloway, a new blogger for Red County, posted this rant recently.  Lalloway’s first Red County post is dedicated to attacking Larry Agran over the Great Park.  Agran has his share of critics, but Lalloway’s post is remarkably devoid of attribution. Or facts. PowderBlue Blogger Allan Bartlett identified Lalloway as a possible 2010 city council candidate. …

The Irvine Tattler hangs it up

The Irvine Tattler, a web site that offered no ability to correct incorrect information, is going offline on Valentine’s Day. The site, which hadn’t had a new posted since October 29, 2008 (they ran out of gas before election day) slung some of the best mud out there, mostly directly at Todd Gallinger for his…

Irvine Republicans Throw Probolsky Under the Bus

In a letter to the Irvine World News/OC Post today, defeated council candidate Patrick Rodgers said that Irvine Council member Steve Choi was “kind” in his comments about departed Commissioner Adam Probolsky. Rodgers wrote: “a substantial number of Irvine Republicans..saw (Probolsky) as one who did not represent the philosophy of the council member who appointed…

Quid Pro Quo Tattler?

To build his credentials with the local political press, Irvine Tattler publisher Stephen Smith made a big deal of his political independence.  In introducing his website, Stephen wrote these two gems: “Stephen currently holds no city office and will not work on any candidate’s 2008 campaign. His opinions are his own.” “If enough of us…