All of Orange County's major congressional campaigns recently filed mandatory financial disclosure reports with the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C. and there are interesting nuggets of information about the candidates and the notable interests that support them.For example: Which OC ... More >>
Documents obtained by the Weekly prove Larry Agran's liberal, Democrat political machine, the one that has ruled over Republican-heavy Irvine for 12 consecutive years, already secretly stole next month's election so it can keep power for at least two more years. The documents--a series of emails sp ... More >>
Spitzer: "I've done nothing wrong."Talking to Chuck DeVore and Todd Spitzer, two men who were once pals, you get the sense that these two Republican candidates seeking the same office, the county's 3rd District supervisor's seat, don't like each other.DeVore recently produced a bombshell 30-secon ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] On labor unions, bumper stickers, ATM cards and the Mexican N-word
The AFL-CIO convention in Pittrburgh voted last night to endorse single-payer, universal healthcare for all Americans, and rU.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) just trotted out to reporters his bill to provide non-single-payer, non-universal healthcare for not-quite-all Americans. Coincidence? ... More >>
Condolences to the Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2076 and Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice. Together they organized a media stunt at noon today outside the Orange County Hall of Administration.Eligibility w ... More >>
Hot off the presses -- do they still have presses? -- from Local 2076 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO in Anaheim:County workers and residents will rally Tuesday to express outrage at County officials' plans to slash Social Services at the time th ... More >>
The hits keep coming for embattled Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox, the former local congressman (R-Newport Beach). Amid the Bernard L. Madoff scandal, Cox last week publicly blamed his staff for not vigorously investigating complaints against the fraudster. Today, we hea ... More >>
Dem boss ready for GOP 'bastards'
Abel Salgado keeps the Challah coming
Garden Grove bends over for hotel developer, gives workers the shaft
Apathy is sooo 1990s
Linda Sanchez becomes first Latina to head OC labor movement
Lewis Black insists hes not a dick
El Toro Airport Watch No. 131
Was an Irvine plant's closing payback for its union's budding internationalism?