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Uniting Orange County? Good Luck with That

Orange County Fairgrounds

The Orange County Sunday’s Register sits between the Sunday LA Times and NY Times on my kitchen table.  If my daughter sees me reading the Opinion pages, she asks me if I’ve taken my blood pressure medicine first.  The Register opinion pages each Sunday are consistent in two ways — columns shill for Republicans or…

Getting the Last Word in on Breast Cancer

breast cancer

I meant to post this much earlier, but Sunday’s Los Angeles Times carried one of the most powerful Op-Eds you’ll ever read.  Former Times staffer Laurie Becklund’s final piece about her breast cancer diagnosis that claimed her life on February 8.  Becklund built her reputation at the Times for her coverage of exposing Salvadoran death squads…

A Tait Re-Election Could Spell an Angels Rejection

Angels Stadium

The Angels are the proud owners of baseball’s best record and should they win the AL West, they’d have home field advantage throughout the playoffs and World Series.  And Angels fans ought to enjoy it while it lasts because if Tom Tait gets re-elected to the Mayor’s Chair in November, it just may be the…