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What will DigitalFirst Media change about the OC Register?

OCRegister

Of the three options available for taking over Freedom Communication and the Orange County Register and Riverside Press Enterprise, I felt DigitalFirst Media was the worst of the three options.  There were several efforts to promote “Team Mirman” to argue for “local ownership” of the Register, but Freedom Communications hasn’t been local since Aaron Kushner…

Krom offers Rebuttal to Shea on Great Park Investigation

Beth Krom

  Irvine council member Beth Krom offered a stinging rebuttal to her council colleague Christina Shea on the editorial pages of the Orange County Register on Sunday.  While not the same placement or treatment as the Shea piece, it’s the Register after all, Krom made solid points throughout her column. You can read it here…

Supervisor Nguyen: Hiding in the Shadows

Supervisor Janet Nguyen

Supervisor Nguyen, through the county’s taxpayer-funded attorney, demanded that OCEA stop using her photo in their Crystal Ball ads. In order to comply with her demand, they have revised the images in their campaign to hide Nguyen’s image in shadow, and sketch out the images of all Supervisors shown inside their crystal ball.

AD-73 Candidate Bill Brough Facing Foreclosure

BillBrough

In 2012, we were criticized for going after AD-69 candidates Michele Martinez and Julio Perez for disclosing their then terrible personal financial failings that would cause voters to question whether they’d be a good steward of taxpayer dollars in Sacramento as a member of the state assembly.  Both are Democrats.  Primary voters decided “no” to…

Is Nevada’s Tesla Plant Win a Lesson for California?

econ-bounce

In the first and only debate for Governor, Republican Neel Kashkari attempted to pound Governor Jerry Brown over the head with the loss of the Tesla Battery Plant, and the 6,500 jobs it would bring, to Nevada.  The charge was to highlight how tough it is for business to flourish in California.  In Sunday’s Daily…

DA’s VOC Press Release is Extraordinary and Ill-Advised

District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and his chief of staff, Susan Kang Schroeder, are shown in a 2010 file photo.
REGISTER FILE PHOTO

We’ve documented the Voice of OC’s story this morning about how the Orange County District Attorney’s office is asking the Santa Ana City Council to hold off on issuing a report on Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s property swap.  But what’s even more extraordinary is the press release issued by the DA’s office last night regarding…