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No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

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The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…

Martinez slams Journalist for Tweets

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Assembly candidate Michele Martinez today blasted a reporter who overheard her phone call on a train to Northern California as “creepy” in an emailed statement to the Orange County Register.  California Watch investigative journalist Bob Salladay, a senior editor, tweeted from his train seat across Martinez this morning from Southern California to Oakland regarding statements Martinez made about her campaign.…

Safest City in America? It’s Irvine…Again

Irvine continues on its path to being America’s safest city with more than 100,000 residents.  The city usually tops the FBI lists for safety and Irvine garnered top marks from CQ Press which compiles crime and city statistics. From the story in the Register:  ” The rankings take into account murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault,…

Bloggers or Journalists?

  Chris and I were talking about this topic earlier this week.  And having met several people at Senator Corerra’s holiday open house, the subject came up again.  Is TheLiberalOC a political news blog or are we an opinion blog, and are we bloggers, opinion writers or journalists?  I think we could answer “yes” to…

Catholic League Hates Gustavo

Bill Donohue heads up the Catholic League and you’ve probably seen him on CNN and Fox News usually arguing against Gay Marriage and complaining about coverage of priests who sexually abuse kids and the higher ups who cover for them.  Donohue is now taking aim at Village Voice Media, who publishes the OC Weekly, for…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…