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Democratic Surge in OC is Not Just About Trump

Henry Vandermeir addresses the DPOC Central Committee during officer elections January 14, 2013. (Photo: Lou Delgado)

The OC Register’s Martin Wisckol penned this past weekend’s story about surging Democratic voter registration in Orange County and it’s an excellent piece to read.  And I can’t disagree that GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump has helped in turning Orange County bluer than it’s been, but I think Wisckol undersells the role DPOC Chair Henry…

Lalloway asks Irvine City Council to Release Privileged Documents on Shea’s FPPC Investigation

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

  According to a memo sent to TheLiberalOC, Irvine City Council Member Jeff Lalloway has asked that privileged documents from the city’s lawyers be made public.  Lalloway requested that the city attorney release documents featuring their opinions on whether or not Council Member Christina Shea violated any state laws in regards to her consulting activities…

In New York, you can be a new man…

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That’s a line from “Hamilton” on Broadway. but it totally works in this case as former OC Register reporter Steven Lynch has been named the new editor-in-chief of the New York Post, one of the nation’s largest daily newspapers founded by Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, largely to anonymously slander his political enemies.  Steve wrote for…

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…