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Save The Eli Home

Outgoing Anaheim council member Lorri Galloway has fought for the residents and taxpayers of Anaheim for the past eight years, and now it’s time residents of Orange County pitch in to help Galloway help the children of battered families and save the Eli Home from Closure. The Register’s Frank Mickadeit has details in this column.…

Irvine’s Puppet Master

I have had the good fortune to get to know Beth Krom, Sukhee Kang and Larry Agran over the years.  The constant Republican spin is that both Kang and Krom have their puppet strings pulled by Agran.  And while the three may vote alike, Agran has no control over either of them.  The three bicker…

The Trader Joe’s Encounter, Part II: The Lie

So on to Part II of my Sunday night encounter with Dr. No.  I asked Irvine Republican Mayoral candidate Steven Choi about a flyer promoting his candidacy that was dropped off at my door.  The flyer contained a cheap photocopied story on an OC Register story written by Thomas Martinez that reported on an inaccurate…

A Blue County?

Elephant-vs-Donkey

That wailing sound you hear is coming from the editorial/opinion staff at the OC Register and from the Lincoln Club with news that Anaheim, the county’s largest city, has gone blue.  Democrats now hold the dominant party registration in Anaheim and Santa Ana, with officials saying Irvine will be Democratic dominant soon. The reason is…

OC Register Editorial Board Endorsements give a leg up to Republicans who decline Union Money/Endorsments

I check out the OC Register’s editorial pages daily as they cycle through interviews with candidates for office and then note their endorsements in editorials.  To my surprise (not), endorsements are typically granted to Republican candidates who follow the Baugh Doctrine, a manifesto of sorts that locks Republicans into a position to decline contributions from…

Choi’s Name Not on Petition Supporting Measure BB in Irvine

  Irvine Mayoral candidates Larry Agran and Katherine Daigle offered a spirited debate based on political philosophy and issues Wednesday night at Irvine City Hall hosted by Republican pollster Adam Probolsky who also writes a column for the Irvine World News.  Republican Steven Choi was not there and issued a news release suggesting moderator Probolsky…