Tag Archive for Irvine

Mark McGwire ponies up to using steroids

Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and (former?) Irvine resident Mark McGwire came clean about his use of steroids during the fabulous 1998 season that saw him chase baseball’s single season home run mark with Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs.  McGwire hit 70 dingers that year in a season that helped baseball recover from the 1994…

Close Enough

Some of you know I coach a girl’s 5th and 6th grade basketball team in Irvine. My team is a great group of girl’s and about half the team has never played basketball before, so their are a lot of traveling violations; we practice pivoting a lot.  When one of them gets caught traveling, they…

TheLiberalOC’s Top Story of 2009

We have had some pretty interesting stories over the past year. Some we broke, others we just covered. From Westminster City Councilman Andy “Smiley” Quach and his DUI to Assemblyman “Open Mike” Duvall’s romps with a lobbyist it has been an eventful year.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez to attend Fundraiser for Beth Krom Saturday

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez helped Beth Krom kikc off her congressional campaign last March and she returns to Irvine for a Krom for Congress fundraiser this Saturday.  Details are below. *** Please join us for an event supporting Beth Krom for Congress with special guest Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez! * Saturday, December 19, 2009 * 5:30pm –…

Choi uses Stalin Poster to Raise Funds for Assembly Campaign

Irvine councilmember Steven Choi is now using his Pelosi-is-Stalin stunt to raise funds for his assembly race.  Choi is complaining that Democrats have attacked him for his right to free speech; no one is denying the wannabe Assemblyman his right to make a fool of himself.  But this isn’t the first time Choi’s “free speech”…

Steven Choi – The Dean Grose of Irvine

What Steven Choi did at the Democratic Party of Orange County’s Harry S Truman Awards Dinner last Friday night was worse than the conduct of Dean Grose. It is worse because Choi is a non-partisan elected official in the City of Irvine. Because of that when dignitaries of any political party come to visit the city he represents, he owes them the respect due them by virtue of their position.