Tag Archive for Orange County

Real Estate Watch: An Emerging Class Divide on Home Prices?

As most of you already know, I like to read The Register’s real estate columnist, Jon Lansner, as often as I can. And today, he wrote about something that just can’t be ignored. Apparently, there’s an emerging divide on home prices. Check out what Lansner discovered when he looked at HousingTrack’s OC data: This online…

Good News, The Economy not Hurting Everyone

The Yacht Owners of Orange County get the benefit of a loophole where they don’t have to pay State taxes on the purchase of a new boat and when Republicans blocked the passage of a bill that would close this loophole this is how they defended their decision. Republican Senator Dick Ackerman started off opposition…

Why Not Hoa?

On June 3rd voters in the First Supervisoral District will go to the polls and elect our representitive to the Orange County Board of Supervisors.  We will choose from three candidates, two Republicans and one Democrat.  All three of the candidates are Vietnamese-Americans, Janet Nguyen, Dina Nguyen and Hoa Van Tran.  The Nguyen’s are the Republicans…

Support Your LGBT Friends Running for DNC Delegate!

Consider this a friendly reminder from Eleanor Roosevelt Stonewall Democrats of OC that the DNC Delegate Selection Caucuses are this Sunday at 2:00 PM. If you need more information about the delegate selection caucuses, you can always to go to www.cadem.org to find what you’re looking for. Right now, I’d like to make a shout…

Janet, The Protesters and Pedroza

While awaiting Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s response to my email of earlier today I stumbled across some interesting stuff by Martin Wicksol at the Total Buzz that appears to contradict Art Pedroza’s statement regarding the protesters.  You may recall that Pedroza claimed to have spoken to Janet about the protesters and “she is not supporting them”.  Wicksol’s…