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Irvine Mayor, City Council Installment Ceremony Today

Mayor Sukhee Kang, councilman Larry Agran and new council member Jeff Lalloway will take the oath of office today at Irvine City Hall for the 2011-2012 term.  There’sa  reception at 5PM at Irvine City Hall followed by the swearing in ceremony at 6PM.  The political make up of the council hasn’t changed.  It’s still a…

Vigil of Discontent Scheduled for Santa Ana Council Inaugural December 14th

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido

The purpose for this gathering is to be present at the Mayor’s inauguration, and to express concern about the Mayor’s effort to make $500,000 for himself from the sale of state property. The revelation was made public last week in 2 different newspaper articles. In one article the Mayor stated he had earned the finder’s fee for simply introducing people. The Mayor will also be deposed by attorneys opposing the sale, early this week, to determine his role in the transaction.

Warren’s Prayer

An excerpt: “It all exists for your glory; the Lord is one. And You are the compassionate and merciful one. And You are loving to everyone has made. Today, we rejoice not only in America’s peaceful transfer of power; we celebrate a hinge point of history with the inauguration of the first African American president…

The People Gather For Change

Today is the day. 1/20/2009. At 12:00 noon Barack Obama will take the oath of offic of the President of the United States of America. Today, the long national nightmare that was the 43rd President George W. Bush comes to an end.

Obama Speaks at Lincoln Memorial

This afternoon, Barack Obama spoke before an estimated crowd of 800,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial. Below is the video from MSNBC.com. The entire event can be viewed on HBO.com at 7pm ET/PT, Sunday, January 18, 2009. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

Bigotry We Won’t Believe In

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this doozy of a Rec List diary at Daily Kos. Apparently, there’s plenty that Rick Warren hasn’t been honest about. His AIDS programs in Africa have forsaken the effective measures taken to actually reduce transmissions of the virus, and instead have resulted in more infections. His support…