Tag Archive for Janet Nguyen

A True Measure of Integrity: Transparency

Yesterday, the Board considered a proposal from Supervisor Bill Campbell to take Orange County out of the dark ages of back room political deals and insider influence trading into the 21st century world of government transparency. The proposal itself did not go nearly far enough, but it was a first step that required registration of paid lobbyists.

Van Tran’s elusive Vietnamese support prompts ‘Peace’ with Supervisor Janet Nguyen

On Saturday we saw a curious dance between Assemblyman Van Tran and First District Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen orchestrated by Orange County GOP leader Scott Baugh. In what appeared to be a hastily called press conference by Tran, Nguyen announced that she was supporting the endorsement by GOP leaders of Assemblyman Van Tran for the Congressional seat currently held by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Even the press statement fired off after the photo-op, failed to include a single quote from Supervisor Nguyen.

What Blog War?

  Art Pedroza has declared an end to the Orange County blogs wars and made himself a martyr to the cause.  While it’s all great theater, it’s a song many of us have heard before.  There isn’t a blogwar with the Orange Juice and Art, but there is the matter of a pending lawsuit.  And…

Janet Nguyen’s Chief of Staff Moving On

Andrew Do, who played a central part in the election saga of Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen in 2007 and then became her chief of staff, will leave the fifth floor this coming week, just months after Nguyen took over as chairwoman of the Board of Supervisors.

FactChecking recent OJ Posts on the Settlement Offer and Lawsuit

I had some high hopes that when Vern Nelson took over as editor of the Orange Juice blog he’d make an effort to make sure that some of the posts had a measure of accuracy. And I also hoped to win the $266 million lottery Tuesday, and I didn’t so I’m not surprised by multiple errors and misrepresentations in three recent OJ posts about our pending lawsuit against Art Pedroza and the Orange Juice Blog.

Our Take on the NUFF Forum Last Night

A big thank you to Neighbors United For Fullerton for hosting a session last night on Political Blogging.  The panel ran about two hours and could easily have gone a third hour.  For the questions were good and I believe the audience came away with an understanding of each blog and what we’re trying to…