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Orange County Business Council Endorses Loretta Sanchez For U.S. Senate

Loretta Sanchez with local technology business leaders (c) 2010 TheLiberalOC

  Orange, CA– Today, the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) endorsed Loretta Sanchez for the United States Senate to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer, citing Sanchez’s commitment to securing California’s water supply through infrastructure projects that create jobs and strengthens the economy. “In her 20 years in Congress, Rep. Loretta Sanchez has consistently been the…

OC Business Council Backs Correa for Congress

From File: State Senator Lou Correa addressing the Senate during Floor Session

  Orange County Business Council says “Correa is the ideal candidate to represent the region in Congress” in backing his CA-46 bid SANTA ANA, CA— Keeping up his torrid pace of locking down important endorsements, today former State Senator Lou Correa landed the sought-after support of the Orange County Business Council in his campaign for California’s 46th…

What will DigitalFirst Media change about the OC Register?

OCRegister

Of the three options available for taking over Freedom Communication and the Orange County Register and Riverside Press Enterprise, I felt DigitalFirst Media was the worst of the three options.  There were several efforts to promote “Team Mirman” to argue for “local ownership” of the Register, but Freedom Communications hasn’t been local since Aaron Kushner…

Tribune wins auction for Register

OC Register Headquarters

Tribune, which publishes the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union Tribune in Southern California, is the new owner of Freedom Communications and the Orange County Register and the Press-Enterprise in the Inland Empire.  There were considerable pleas from a number of community leaders calling for the Register to retain “local ownership” but the…

Why Does Todd Spitzer Hate the First Amendment? (Updated with comment from ACLU)

Supervisor Todd Spitzer speaks at a county Board of Supervisors meeting. (Photo by: Nick Gerda/Voice of OC)

The First Amendment to our Constitution is pretty clear.  Government can’t make laws abridging free speech.  And this extended from Congress down through local government bodies.  Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer has announced, in front of UC-Irvine, that he plans to develop policy that would cut county funding to any organization that bans the display of…

Medical Device Tax Concerns Overblown

The Orange County Business Council’s Lucy Dunn posted a blog item on the OCBC’s blog expressing concern about the Medical Device Tax that its part of the Affordable HealthCare Act hurting Orange County’s local economy due to the large number of medical device makers here in Orange County.  Dunn’s concerns echo that of any new…