Tag Archive for Economy

OC Janitors Strike!

One of our readers reminded us this morning that there is other important stuff happening in Orange County than the 1st District contest. He’s right of courese. We usually save the meaty stuff until after the weekend. SEIU LOCAL1877 JANITOR CONTRACT CAMPAIGN UPDATE ORANGE COUNTY JANITORS AUTHORIZE STRIKE! May 5, 2008. The Orange County and Los…

Real Estate Watch: An Emerging Class Divide on Home Prices?

As most of you already know, I like to read The Register’s real estate columnist, Jon Lansner, as often as I can. And today, he wrote about something that just can’t be ignored. Apparently, there’s an emerging divide on home prices. Check out what Lansner discovered when he looked at HousingTrack’s OC data: This online…

Good News, The Economy not Hurting Everyone

The Yacht Owners of Orange County get the benefit of a loophole where they don’t have to pay State taxes on the purchase of a new boat and when Republicans blocked the passage of a bill that would close this loophole this is how they defended their decision. Republican Senator Dick Ackerman started off opposition…

The Governator visiting South County Tomorrow, Privately…

Yes, you read that right. The Governator is going to be making a public appearance at a private school in Orange County and to add insult to injury, thousands of parents of children in public school plan on protesting this appearance. Do you blame them? SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Hundreds of parents, students and teachers…