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Lou asks for a Recount

Senator Lou Correa (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Andrew Do was supposed to be sworn in today but former Senator Lou Correa has requested a recount in the recently completed special election for the First District for the Board of Supervisors seat according to a tweet from the Registrar’s office. The Orange County Register has also chimed in with Correa’s explanation. “If ballots…

OC Weekly Death Watch: the Paper is For Sale

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Move over OC Register.  Aaron Kushner’s local paper is not the only local media outlet in distress.  The OC Weekly is up for sale according to this post on the paper’s Navel Gazing site. Here’s the press release about the outfit hired to sell the paper: Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Engaged to Explore Options…

Will Register Brass be Delivering Your Sunday Paper?

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Hat tip to Jim Romensko’s excellent newspaper blog, the Orange County Register is now asking newsroom employees to help deliver Sunday papers in exchange for a $150 Visa Gift Card.  This is on the heels of asking newsroom staff to man the phones for customer service calls, likely from angry subscribers still wondering where their…

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Kang’s Full Letter to the OC Register

Sukhee Kang and Melissa Fox

The Register, as is their right, edited a letter to the editor penned by Irvine’s Sukhee Kang.  We have no such restrictions and the letter wasn’t posted to the Register’s web page.  So here it is in full: I had the honor of serving my City of Irvine as a member of the City Council…

Sanchez’s Congressional Opponent “A Person of Interest” in Stealing Campaign Signs in Lake Forest

Adam Nick

The OC Register is reporting that Adam Nick, a Lake Forest city council member who is challenging Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez in CD-46 next month, is a “person of interest” in a sign stealing incident in Lake Forest. According to the paper, Nick was caught will several campaign signs belonging to lake Forest council candidate Scott Voigts at 2AM…