Tag Archive for Orange County News

UCI Biologist Awarded $2.5 Million Religion Prize

Dr. Francisco Ayala, a former Catholic priest and “highly respected evolutionary biologist,” has won the 2010 Templeton Prize. The prize is awarded annually to a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension. In making the prize announcement, the Templeton organization noted that Ayala has “has vigorously opposed the entanglement of…

OC Political News Round-Up

Here are some of the stories we’ll be following today: 72nd Asssembly Race Going to a Runoff on January 12th Chris Norby came out on top in yesterday’s Special Primary Election to fill the unexpired Assembly term of disgraced Republican Milke Duvall who resigned earlier this year in wake of a sex scandal. Norby will…

Garden Grove & The Rocket’s Red Glare

I got an email from a group of Garden Grove Residents who have identified a number of fireworks booths that has what assume might consider questionable legitimicy. They have set up a website for people to get more information. More on the flip.

Uncle Tom’s Woodshed?

Ever since I found out about Carlos “Busty” Bustmante’s sexist comment regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchns as Orange County Sheriff I’ve been waiting for “Busty” to be taken to the woodshed for his conduct. I have been calling for the County of Orange Executive Office to do something other than slap “Busty” with an…

Barbaro v. Baugh: Live on TV

Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? OK, so maybe we can’t watch it live. But still, it should be interesting. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening. Watch the Frank Barbaro, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County, take on Scott Baugh, Chairman of the OC GOP on Inside OC with Rick Reiff. They discuss the differences…