Until this past Nov. 6, Orange County witnessed just four political tsunamis in a quarter of a century: Loretta Sanchez toppled incumbent Congressman Robert K. Dornan in 1996; residents vetoed plans for an international airport at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in 2002; a Democrat, Barack Obama, grabbed 48 percent of the presidential vote in 2008—double Walter Mondale's 1984 take against Ronald Reagan; and community outrage over police brutality recalled a Fullerton City Council... More >>>