Tag Archive for Garden Grove

Volunteer for the Strawberry Festival!

Here’s an important announcment from the Democratic Party of OC that I just found in my inbox. You really don’t want to miss this! I did the Strawberry Festival last year, and I had so much fun there. I don’t know why I’d want to miss it this year! :-)  The Democratic Party of Orange…

The Devil Made Me Do It!

In watching the battle between Van Tran and Janet Nguyen over the past year, I have often asked myself; Self, how low do you think Van Tran and Mike Schroeder will stoop to reclaim their lost power in central Orange County? In my wildest nightmares, Paul Lucas never came to mind. But Tran and Schroeder went…

Register Letter Writer Hits Home Run

Each morning as I sit and read the Orange County Register I tread lightly when I turn to the letters and opinion pages of the Local section. Generally I find a litany of rants attacking Hillary, undocumented immigrants, Democrats and Muslims mixed in with those singing the praises of George W. Bush, the Minutemen, Republicans…

UPDATE on Garden Grove’s Controversial Downtown Condo Project

Remember when I told you in February about the controversial condo project in the works in Downtown Garden Grove? Well, some interesting things have been happening since late February. I just got an update in my inbox from Save Historic Main Street. Here’s what’s been happening since the last time we checked in. Regarding the…

Pass The Barbecue Sauce Janet’s Serving Up More Pork

Once again First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen is demonstrating that she is Orange County’s “Queen of Pork Barrel Spending”.  According to a story in today’s edition of the Orange County Register Janet is proposing to spend $100,000 of taxpayer monies on two metal arches for Main Street in Garden Grove pending approval of the city council. The…

Bye-bye Wal-Mart in Garden Grove

What was once thought to be a forgone conclusion, the landing of a Wal-Mart Supercenter in central Garden Grove, is now another dead deal for the retail center at the corner of Brookhurst St. and Chapman Avenue.  For decades the city of Garden Grove has struggled to make the retail center become successful.  Thus far,…