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A Flash is Panned

Buried in the coverage of Scott Baugh’s re-election to lead the Orange County GOP was the stunning upset of Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman, who lost the first chairman seat to Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly, a Tea Partier who won the seat in a run-off.  Allan Bartlett finished a distant third. Fleischman was…

Around Town In South County….

It has been a interesting few days. I have been devouring the daily editions of the Register to get a sense of what is going on with the various campaigns while hanging out in Facebook too. If it was not for Facebook and the periodic reach outs I have done, I would be as much…

Newsflash: Jack O’Connell in Orange County

During his brief remarks, Mr. O’Connell talked about the need for stability and long-term planning that was necessary for the the community. He congratulated the Community for the continued improvement in test scores which the Board also reported out in its’ latest dispatch. But, what he also noted was that the turmoil at the highest echelon of the Board would eventually catch up. As such, he reinforced how things had to change and change now.

The Quest to Remake Capistrano Unified: A Parent’s Perspective

I came to this conclusion after watching the campaign by the current trustees to impose an agenda that in my view that forgot what they were elected: to serve the Children of the District. It began when I went out to a Community Meet and Greet organized by Capistrano’s Children First to start making inroads within the Community earlier in the year. I got a real sense of where things were when I saw the District go on strike. I joined the teachers on the picket lines to underscore how the Community was with them. In my conversations with them, I wanted them to realize that times were tough and the budget deficit at hand.

Gary Pritchard to run for CUSD School Board

We jumped the gun on this yesterday, so our apologies to Gary.  But it doesn’t lessen his message or effectiveness. You’d be hard pressed to find a candidate for any office in any city in Orange County more dedicated to education than Gary Pritchard. So for voters who truly care about quality education in Capistrano…