The same day we published R. Scott Moxley's damning story on the cozy financial relationship Orange County Republican politicos like Adam Probolsky (who was pictured there and here) has with Larry Agran, Irvine's supposedly liberal Boss Hogg, the Orange County Register published Probolsky's column t ... 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 >>
Orange County Republican insider, former Irvine planning commissioner and "Christian family
man" David Richard Sparks will pray in a federal prison cell for the next 6 1/2 years. Over the recommendation of federal prosecutors, who sought 15 months less prison time for Sparks, a U.S. District Court ... More >>
Perhaps it was the UC Irvine-imposed suspension or the negative publicity over the disruption of Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren's February 2010 speech on campus or just plain old growing up, but the embattled Muslim Student Union just presented a kinder- and gentler-sounding program ... More >>
"Pollster" Adam Probolsky also has the "write" stuff.Longtime Orange County Republican consultant and pollster Adam Probolsky should comment on local elections, including what's shaping up to be a November showdown between Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) and the Democrat who wants to take his seat ... More >>
John GilhooleySmile Sandy SmileThe first public poll of voter support in the Orange County sheriff's race found that Sandra Hutchens is far in the lead but significantly short of winning the necessary 50 percent plus vote to avoid a November runoff, according to the Voice of OC.
Don Papi Pulido: Loves GOP hacks!The comments are still coming in about Moxley's wonderful cover story telling the world in concise detail what I've been rambling about for years: that SanTana Mayor Don Papi Pulido suffers from conflict-of-influenza the way his puppet councilmember, Busty Bustama ... More >>
Christopher VictorioDid Steven Choi embarrass Irvine? Dan Chmielewski at the LiberalOC.com blog today blasted Irvine Councilman and state Assembly candidate Steven Choi for pinning to his back a small poster depicting U.S. House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi as Stalin, the brutal Russian ... More >>
Probolsky: Let's blame OC Weekly!Desiree Mouzoon, the Orange County Republican fundraiser salaciously tied to disgraced ex-state assemblyman Mike Duvall in a Wednesday KCBS-KCAL report, has finally spoken. Well, not exactly. Mouzoon apparently has hired Jones Day--the law firm that unsuccessfully ... More >>
Mike Duvall spread more than the word of GodUntil recently, Irvine-based Republican fundraiser Desiree Mouzoon prominently listed a testimonial on her business website from Mike Duvall. Why not? Until recently, Duvall had been an Orange County state assemblyman who served as vice chairman of a po ... More >>
Larry CraigThe game of hot potato being played by California republicans in response to the state's budget crisis and recently defeated ballot measures is turning into quite a spectator sport. Actually, "hot potato" isn't quite right. More like... "smear the queer"? Or... "12-year-olds calling ... More >>
What did you miss by turning off the Internet and getting a sunburn this weekend? John Gilhooley / OCWDid Sandra piss off some more republicans this weekend?Honestly, not a lot. Something happened with North Korea, yeah. But in Orange County? Fluff fluff and fluff. Here's your recommended reading fr ... More >>
Shea and Choi: big anti-R funders
Measure R on the Irvine ballot asks residents to approve what a great job the Irvine City Council is doing on planning the Great Park on the old El Toro Marine Corps base (or if the measure loses, one supposes, what a piss-poor job they are doing). The conflict-of- ... More >>
If ever a man looked like a sheriff, it’s Jack Anderson. The mustachioed man is tall and husky and, if he wore a cowboy hat, would cast an impressive shadow sitting on a horse.
Of course, the wild—ridiculously wild—west days at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) should be over. E ... More >>
Chris Prevatt is a local blogger, an employee of the County Health Care Agency, and a man without a computer.
The County took Prevatt's computer as part of an investigation as to whether he used county time to post a blog entry on TheLiberalOC. The post in question displayed a photoshopped image of ... More >>
La Opinión is the dean of America's Spanish-language dailies, dating back to the 1930s. Its owners, the Lozano family, are tireless advocates of Latinos, and the paper's Pilar Marrero is one of Southern California's best political reporters, damn the language.
But their coverage of the Tan N ... More >>