[Moxley Confidential] Plus, more legal shenanigans in the Jim Toledano extortion case
Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges, which has previously been stung by a whistleblower, an investment manager and the Securities and Exchange Commission, now finds itself in the cross-hairs of the California Attorney General.
As you might expect, the grenade sting ball and three military artillery fuses found in checked luggage at John Wayne Airport Aug. 27 made the TSA's roundup of arms, ammo and other curious items found last week at the nation's airports.
Discovery Science Center
Fairhaven Memorial Park
Dana Point Harbor
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan seem to have dragged on forever, but a California job fair aimed at veterans of those and other conflicts is only in its fifth year. "Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet," an initiative begun under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and continued by Gov. Jerry Brown, holds a free job f ... More >>
Sea Terrace Park
[Hey, You!] A case of goodwill meets ill will
Kirby Dick's documentary reveals a military that is 'target rich' for sexual predators
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Dana Point Harbor
Navy SEALs: Honor, courage, commitment
Laguna Art Museum
Navy corpsman Daniel Morgan is reportedly still in the Camp Pendleton brig for allegedly leaving behind writings while AWOL indicating he planned to blow up San Clemente High School on the first day of classes this year.Morgan has remained there since his arrest by military police under Article 8 ... More >>
You'd figure that with the killing of Osama bin Laden by special forces who acted on the order of President Barack Obama that California Coalition for Immigration Reform head witch Barbara Coe might, for even a nano-second, have something nice to say about Obama. Or, at the very least, shut her s ... More >>
On May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden was killed by United States Special Forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Click here to see a collection of headlines from around the globe as the world reacts to bin Laden's death.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) has issued a statement condemning North Korea for firing dozens of artillery shells at South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island, killing two South Korean soldiers and wounding 15.The freshly reelected congresswoman, who is the ranking female member on the House Armed ... More >>
UPDATE: Julian "Jules" Stanley Collender's Family and Friends Loudly Protest His Slaying by PoliceIt's been 2 1/2 months since the life of Julian "Jules" Stanley Collender was cut short by a single police gunshot, but the Yorba Linda 25-year-old's family and friends have maintained their pressure ... More >>
Army Lieutenant, Westpoint grad, Arabic translator, Tustin native and gay activist Dan Choi received notice that he's been honorably discharged from the Army National Guard under "Don't Ask Don't Tell."The Iraq war veteran, who came out more than a year ago on MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, call ... More >>
The California Department of Veterans Affairs holds a town hall in the Joint Forces Training Base's Liberty Theater in Los Alamitos at 6 this evening. (Anyone interested can also tour the base's Veteran Services Center from 5-5:30 p.m.) After an hour overview of programs offered and questions fro ... More >>
Grand Central Art Center
Speaking from Afghanistan, Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) says she remains skeptical about President Barack Obama's decision to increase troop numbers there. Perhaps the bombs falling all around the House Armed Services Committee's senior female had something to do with that.
U.S. NavyThe late Petty Officer Second Class (SEAL) Michael Mansoor of Long Beach.Conservatives accuse a New York Times reporter of employing "a journalistic sleight-of-hand" when it came to including a dead Catholic Navy hero who grew up in Garden Grove in a piece about complications facing Musl ... More >>
Los Alamitos Army Field
Tustin's Dan Choi, who turned up in previous Navel Gazing posts here and (hilariously) here, is famously battling to remain an Army lieutenant despite having come out as a gay American. He has received 141,262 online signatures of support for his recent letter to President Obama seeking the Commande ... More >>
Queen Mary Salutes U.S. Military Personnel, all month!Long Beach's favorite tourist trap/financial drain, the Queen Mary, is offering a special $5.00 General Admission to all U.S. Military personnel, both active and retired, for the entire month of May. But wait, there's more! Anyone, military or n ... More >>
The National Alliance on Mental Illness/Orange County's second Veterans Front Line Conference--which sheds light on the "gathering storm" of thousands of U.S. military service personnel returning to the States with depression and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)--runs from 9 a.m. to noon Saturd ... More >>
Body of War
On the fifth anniversary of U.S. involvement in the Iraq War, 500 protectors engaged in a silent, single-file march down Main Street in Huntington Beach. Members of dozens of peace organizations under the Orange County Peace Coalition gathered near the Huntington Pier armed with folding card table ... More >>
Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)
PSP players: tonight, you game in hell
Regardless of whether or not the Bush administration will succeed in its plan to introduce democracy into Iraq through an armed invasion and years of chaotic violence, it now appears that the administration has succeeded in bringing to Iraq something the country has had very little of since the Brit ... More >>
Suspicious neurologist wins probe of brothers death, which uncovers foul playhis own
The President's Conservative Critics
The presidents conservative critics
Protestors ask their congressman to reopen El Toro housing, commissary
Brother alleges county is covering up El Toro colonels murder
67 things you might want to know before the bombs drop
Well win the war, but how about the peace?
Of monuments and memory