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Firefighters Union Responds to “Political Vitriol” Column

Republican Party boss Scott Baugh recently penned a Reader Rebuttal to the OC Register regarding Political Vitriol and a hat tip to Tony Bedolla of the OC Professional Firefighters Association to call out Baugh for selective outrage.  Fascinating to see Republicans complain about deserved criticism while turning the other cheek to more obvious examples.  Bedolla…

It’s Accurate But It’s Not True”

I’m a sucker for movies about media and journalism.  Citizen Kane, The Philadephia Story, All The President’s Men, The Paper..all excellent flicks. In 1981, Paul Neuman and Sally Field starred in “Absence of Malice,” which did a decent job of teaching the public about what constitutes libel and defamation around a weak cloak and dagger…

SAPOA Publication Critical of Register Writer Targets Sources

On a tip, I dropped by the Santa Ana Police Officer’s Association headquarters last week and picked up a free copy of their publication, “Reliable Source.” The January/February issue  features a column by Leonard Correa, the publication’s editor, who in criticizing the coverage of former Santa Ana beat writer Andrew Galvin, really targets Galvin’s unnamed sources…

OC Register: Irvine, Los Alamitos Schools are OC’s Best

The Orange County Register posted this story over the weekend showing that public schools in Irvine and Los Alamitos are the best in Orange County based on a broad range of criteria.  There are 27 districts in OC and 15 high districts. The Register based its rankings are criteria including SAT/ACT scores, academic rankings via…

A Word on Andrew Breitbart’s Passing

Andrew Breitbart is dead and allow us to take the high road and express our sympathies to his wife and four children who now must go on without a husband and father.  The local newspapers have considerably different accounts of Mr. Breitbart with the OC Register taking the apporach he uncovered government corruption and media…