Tag Archive for Orange County

Free Thanksgiving Dinners in OC: Tell Us Where They Are

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The tough economy still has a number of families hurting this Thanksgiving.  And for many, even the modest cost of the traditional Turkey dinner is cost prohibitive.  I did a quick search to find out which charities and churches would be hosting free Thanksgiving dinners for needy families and came up with a lot of…

Van Tran Misses Key Education Vote

(From the Loratta Sanchez campaign.) Leaves Community Colleges Hoping to Transfer to UC System High and Dry SANTA ANA, CA – Last week, CA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill 1440, the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (STAR Act), into law. The STAR Act has been hailed by education advocates for providing a clear path…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 6)

It was Thursday and I was tired and driving down Alicia Parkway. I was deep in thought as I saw this lady holding up a sign. I pulled aside, grabbed a bottle of water and a snack and went up to talk to her. I admit I was nervous thinking what Jane Doe might think and how she might react. I went up and began with a simple question: What happened & Why are you here?

OC is no Longer Nixonland: NY Times

I saw this page one story in yesterday’s New York Times but couldn’t post becuase I was offsite all day and too tired to doi it last night, but it’s telling when the nation’s newspaper of record devotes a page one story to declining Republican control in the OC. Of course, readers here know exactly…