Maybe we’re just cynical, but it looks to us like the County plans to pay up to $131,000 plus benefits for an additional management position so that a former Supervisor’s Chief of Staff can coordinate a conference for the California Association of Cities—Orange County.
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When we initially submitted our public records request for the names and cities of Carry Concealed Weapons (CCW) permit holders in Orange County, we planned to post the information as a public service. Then we got to the thinking about it part and took a different direction.
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Primary night has come and gone. And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal. In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State…
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Republican Party boss Scott Baugh recently penned a Reader Rebuttal to the OC Register regarding Political Vitriol and a hat tip to Tony Bedolla of the OC Professional Firefighters Association to call out Baugh for selective outrage. Fascinating to see…
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Termed out Irvine City Council member Dr. Steven Choi is a candidate for mayor in the 2012 election and it brings up all sorts of fun to look forward to in the coming election cycle. Choi, who embarassed himself and the city by wearing a Photoshopped image of then Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Stalin in 2009, was the subject of voter fraud charges from former Assembly candidate Jerry Amante, then Mayor of Tustin. Choi and his entire family were registered to vote from a rented condo/apartment in Woodbridge while the city councilman was still clearly residing in a posh Woodbury home.
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I guess we’re not going to have our old friend Chuck DeVore to kick around any more. In a posting on his website former Assemblyman Chuck DeVore has announced that he is moving to Texas.
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With a number of Orange County cities placing new laws on the books to ban sexual predators from city parks in addition to county parks raises some interesting questions — the most important being: do these new laws actually protect…