Here is a quick round-up of news from other blogs and publications for Thursday, September 2, 2010
A mistrial was declared in the case of failed Republican Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen and The Voice of OC broke the story on Saturday about the firing of Deputy Disrict Attorney Todd Sptizer.
I’ve been writing about Capistrano Unified School District and the struggles with our current Board of Trustees. The teachers went on strike Thursday even as talks began regarding the contract imposed by the CUSD Board of Trustees.
The details are important because they seem to be getting lost in translation between the media, the administration, the union and the parents. The issue is that Teachers are willing to take pay cuts, they just don’t want them to be permanent. There are other issues as well, which I’ve written about but the real issue is the board, who funded their race and the ultimate goal of a number of organizations to privatize our public education system.
* Following in the footsteps of John Campbell and Chuck DeVore, termed out state rep Todd Spitzer has launched a new blog.Â Check it out here. A quick glance at a week’s worth of positings and its pretty much a self-promotion vehicle that seeks to speak to right wing voters only and not let them…