Tag Archive for OC Register

New Right Wing Blog Debuts

Those who follow the blogsphere in Orange County know that Red County hasn’t been the same in quite some time.  A new conservative political blog has just been launched to fill a void left behind by Red County, the occasional musings of PowerBlue Blog and the editorial blogs offered by the OC Register.  And with…

Unintentional Hilarity

Sometimes, a newspaper headline gets accidentially connected to a photo on the page that has nothing to do with the story in question. And this happened in the Washington Post of all places with the headline and photo pairing above. In light of Chris’s excellent post on the Register’s editorial page criticism of the President for…

GOP, OC Register Overstate Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs Picture

Indiana governor Mitch Daniels took the Obama administration to task for rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline is his rebuttal to the President’s State of the Union address citing the number of jobs the construction of said pipeline would create.  The OC Register, in an editorial on January 20, also criticize the President for “not being…

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

Michele Martinez

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,…