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  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Low Pay for Airline Pilots "Threatens" the Country

    ​A couple months ago, I almost blogged something that claimed regional airline pilots earn an average of $14,000 a year. Believing that to be a typo--pilots are rolling in it, right?--I moved on to something more important, like Octomom boxing an East Coast skank.However, the nonprofit investigati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    5 Examples That Prove When the Going Gets Bizarre, the Bizarre Go to John Wayne Airport

    ​Recent reports of near-misses in the skies near John Wayne Airport are bad enough.But Orange County's commercial airport seems to have shifted from the scary to the bizarre over the past week.Check out the rundown of five recent examples of weirdness involving planes arriving at or leaving from J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Makes PR Blunder List in Sex Escort Case

    ​As Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's Republican general election opponent, Van Tran repeatedly portrayed the veteran Anaheim Democrat as an odorous floozy.And sure enough: Fineman PR, a San Francisco-based public relations firm, has included Sanchez in its 16th annual Top 10 PR Blunders List.The bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2006

    Like Argyros President, Like Argyros Son

    Hats off to the Times' Christine Hanley for scooping the world on the latest controversy involving (pick one):a) Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona giving deputy badges to someone with no police experience who goes on to make an ass of himself; b) Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona and a campaign don ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 25, 2002