Tag Archive for Laguna Hills

Amante Votes on Grand Jury Ruling Criticizing Him; Shirley Grindle says it’s the Height of Arrogance

The Tustin City Council finally met to discuss a recently Grand Jury report that faulted Tustin councilman Jerry Amante and Laguna Hills councilman Allan Songstad for using their positions of authority to unduly influence officials at Brandman University to be critical of the work of Professor Fred Smoller (more on this in a second).  With…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Marching For Economic Justice with Occupy OC-Santa Ana

Occupy Santa Ana march for economic Justice 11-17-2011

On Thursday tens of thousands of demonstrators marched for Economic Justice in New York City and across the nation. Hundreds marched in Orange County throughout the day in Santa Ana, Irvine, Laguna Hills, and Orange. I joined the march through Santa Ana with about 75 members of the OccupyOC-Santa Ana and members of SEIU Local 1877.

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 9)

It was an adventurous and challenging week traveling through South County this week. I was in the midst of trying to see how the month was looking. I had a chance to catch up with those people from street corners in Laguna Niguel throughout the past week. One of the first ones I had a…

Around South County…..

The battle is continuing. Unfortunately, unless one is a true political junkie, a Facebook fanatic or has the patience to dig through the 6th page of the Orange County Register, the only way one knows that an election is going on is through the battle of the signs.

Pierre Gilbert to run for Laguna Hills City Council

Hot off the press: Pierre Gilbert announced his candidacy today for the Laguna Hills City Council elections slated for November 2, 2010.  The community is looking at the prospect of three new faces on the city council. Mr. Gilbert is currently employed by one of the nation’s premier financial institutions where he is a Loan…