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TheLiberalOC files FPPC Complaints against Two Santa Ana Planning Commissioners


TheLiberalOC has formally filed FPPC violation complaints against two Santa Ana Planning Commissioners — Eric Alderete and Sean Mill — for failure to disclose their financial interests and/or investments.  As evidence, that was required, we provided copies of both Commissioners’ Form 700 disclosure forms as posted on the City of Santa Ana’s website and indicated…

Happy New Year


As we close the books on 2014 and look ahead to 2015, TheLiberalOC would like to thank our readers for another terrific year. Happy New Year everyone.

Happy New Year


So who said non-election years aren’t exciting.  We’re not looking back at 2013 but looking ahead to so much more. The mid-term elections that will bring about one new Congressional rep from OC and hopefully a new Democratic majority in the House.  John Campbell steps down and maybe someone can finally beat Dana Rohrabacher who…

New California Online Disclosure Law to Impact OC Blogsphere


Orange County has a very healthy range of political blogs to choose from.  The dirty little secret, is that many of the bloggers at the better known sites are also paid political consultants.  Some disclose their conflict.  Others do not.  But even the ones that don’t, it’s an open secret that their “opinions” are bought…

Barbara Coe dies; Far Right Wing Mourns “Patriot”


TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Barbara Coe, the head of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR), has passed away of cancer this past Saturday.  Notes from friends and supporters mourn the loss of “a patriot.” Coe ranks up there as one of the more “colorful” political figures from the far right wing of the OC…

A Broken Blog and A Broken Wing


We’ve had a little trouble with the Blog that was fixed over the weekend; there are still a few kinks to work out and that might take a little longer than we thought as our publisher Chris Prevatt was in a serious car accident Saturday afternoon in Long Beach.

What Some Would Call Lies


The founder of this little political blog, Mike Lawson, has been away from Orange County since December 2007. He still checks in on us periodically to see how we’re doing. Mike sent me an email asking if he could interview me for his weekly podcast show “What Some Would Call Lies.”