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Political and Mob Rule Trumps Policy and Procedure in Westminster

Last night, the Westminster City Council held a special meeting to resolve the conflict over the desire of multiple groups to host commemorative ceremonies marking the fall of Saigon 35 years ago in 1975. A group of 38 organizations, led by First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen was the first to pull a permit application to use Sid Goldstein Freedom Park on April 30 for their ceremony.

Hedrick: Ken Calvert’s shady land is an ‘embarrassment’

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Correction: Congressman Probed story October 19, 2009 — In an Oct. 17 story about an alleged improper sale of publicly owned land, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a newspaper said the FBI was investigating Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported the FBI had sought information on a lawsuit against an agency…

Carona Sentencing set for Monday

Disgraced, resigned, and convicted felon ex-sheriff Mike Carona (the only former sheriff of Orange County without a portrait at the Sheriff’s Office) will learn his fate Monday when he is sentenced on his felony conviction of witness tampering.  The Orange County Register reports this morning that Carona and others like Mike Schroeder, ex-undersheriff Jo Ann…

Carona NOT GUILTY!!!

The Jury in the federal corruption trial for fromer OC Sheriff Mike Carona has found him not guilty on 5 of 6 charges. He was found guilty on one count of witness tampering. There will be a press conference at 1:00 PM. UPDATE: Statement by Sheriff Sandra Hutchens on the verdict in the trial of…