Tag Archive for Nature

Earth Day 2008

Earth Day is this Tuesday April 22, 2008.  I figure, since the earth is such a big place it may take some people, like global warming denier Mark Landsbaum over at the Register’s Orange Punch Blog, a little time to warm up to the idea of celebrating love for our planet. I thought it best…

I Want a Fighter, Not a Quitter

{Originally posted at MyDD… But please stay tuned at the end, as I have a special personal request for all of you, my beloved TheLiberalOC.com readers. } “One thing I hope you know about me is that I don’t quit.” This is what Hillary said on the campaign trail today in Oregon. Was she being…

What Do YOU Think About Building McMansions Near Irvine Lake?

Wow. Just WOW. I’m a little speechless. So while I overcome my shock and catch my breath, read this: The Planning Commission approved Wednesday night the Irvine Co.’s request to subdivide 785 acres east of Irvine Lake for nearly 1,200 new homes. The project, part of the developer’s larger plan to add nearly 4,000 homes,…

We Saved Trestles… FINALLY, No Mo’ Toll Road!

“This is an incredible moment,” said 35-year San Clemente resident Steve Netherby. “This is a moment we’ve been waiting for a decade. You can’t imagine the ecstasy we feel.” […] “This toll road project is precisely the kind of project the Coastal Act was intended to prevent,” said Coastal Commission executive director Peter Douglas. It…

My February 5 Election Endorsements & Election Open Forum

OK, it’s starting to get close to Election Day. And as such, I figured now would be a good time to talk with you about how we’re voting. Here at The Liberal OC we have no “editorial board” deciding endorsements, so don’t take this as official endorsements from the entire blog team. I’m just speaking…