Tag Archive for San Clemente

Living Near a Nuclear Waste Dump

Nuclear reactor at San Onofre, CA

Surprise, surprise, the government is not going to remove the nuclear waste after all. The big promises made years ago to seal the deal for allowing San Onofre to be built was the guarantee that the highly-radioactive nuclear waste would be removed when the plant closed. Now they have reneged on their promise. Instead of removing the waste, the new plan is to store the toxic waste right here indefinitely.

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Sen. Mark Wyland, R-San Clemente, Slurs Democrats

An interesting video came across my desk yesterday. Shot at the September 22 opening of the GOP campaign headquarters in San Clemente, it shows Tea Partier Mark Wyland saying that Democrats “really don’t like this country. That’s the reality.” (fast forward to about 3:00) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0i9r14T1DU[/youtube] . . Senator Wyland, at least in theory, “represents” the…

Did the Register Forget an Important Anniversary?

Thirty six years ago today, Yorba Linda’s own Richard Nixon resigned from the office of president.  He flew into the El Toro Airbase back to his Orange County roots and a home in San Clemente, where comedian, an OC native, Steve Martin imagined him walking the beaches with big old shorts on using a metal detector.…