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Scott Baugh will step down as OC GOP Chair in January

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OC GOP chairman Scott Baugh will leave his position in January 2015 according to a story in the Orange County Register.  Baugh cites demands on his available time from his real estate business and law firm, and has taken on a larger role in running his family’s Northern California ranch due to his father’s declining health.  Under Baugh,…

Reporters to Gather for Furlough Friday while Register Brass Plans Gala July 4 Party in Newport Beach

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Tonight in Orange, the OC Press Club, which features quite a few newly-departed OC Register reporters, editors and photographers, will gather for the first Furlough Friday — a “Drinking Liberally” of sorts for journalists.  That’s at Paul’s Cocktails on West Chapman in Orange starting at 6PM.  Consider stopping by and buying a round.  The invite…

Sad Day at the OC Register

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I love newspapers.  I always have.  I get three of them in my driveway every morning.  And as outraged as I was when the OC Register let go a bunch of experienced journos with exceptional institutional knowledge of Orange County in January, it appears that between buyout offers and layoffs that the Register is losing…

Fukushima, Godzilla and Chuck DeVore

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I miss Chuck DeVore sometimes.  I really do.  Chuck was OC’s biggest walking, talking billboard for the benefits of nuclear energy, often promoting it as clean energy (with a toxic for millennia waste byproduct).  Chuck made some public statements after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Nuclear Facility in Japan saying it was the…

Great Park Auditor delivers one unnecessary subpoena

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We’ve said all along, the forensic audit for the Great Park is a taxpayer-funded political witch hunt orchestrated by Council Republicans and today’s OC Register offers more proof. The public affairs firm of Forde & Mollrich was subpoenaed for records that they have already provided the city of Irvine and the Great Park Corp.  But…

Who’s Running the “SaveAnaheim” Blog?

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“SaveAnaheim,” a blog founded by Jason Young that insists on transparency from Anaheim City Government and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, apparently can talk the talk but not walk the walk. In a comment on our post about Lorri Galloway’s mayoral HQ opening, Young wrote: “I don’t control the content of Save Anaheim nor the approval…

Quirk-Silva Camp Challenges Young Kim’s Ballot Designation

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The campaign team at Sharon Quirk-Silva’s office has filed a complaint with the board of elections challenging Young Kim’s ballot designation as a “small businesswoman” under the notion that the business isn’t a business.  Marty Wiskcol has the details on this complaint in the Orange County Register.  It’s not clear what Young Kim’s business is…