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FPPC exonerates Mary Ann Gaido, Irvine Community News & Views and TheLiberalOC from Gang Chen Complaint

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The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has cleared Irvine Mayoral candidate Mary Ann Gaido, the Irvine Community News & Views and TheLiberalOC after a complaint from Irvine Mayoral candidate Gang Chen over his charges of free and favorable coverage. According to the September 7 letter, the FPPC’s letter to Gang Chen had this: “You alleged…

We’re 10

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On this date in 2006, Mike Lawson hit “publish” on the first ever blog post for TheLiberalOC.  Imagine, Liberals behind the Orange Curtain speaking out.  The blog’s second ever post, regarding Tan Nguyen’s failed Congressional run against Loretta Sanchez, which ran the very next day is what put us on the Map. It’s been an amazing…

TheLiberalOC files FPPC Complaints against Two Santa Ana Planning Commissioners

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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…