This week, class-conscious literary star and local girl makes good Victoria Patterson makes bad, very bad, or at least naughty in this, OC Bookly's first author interview. Patterson, whose take on alienation, greed and South County luxury-life mores comes with plenty of winning characterization, sty ... More >>
A "first of its kind" study by the New Millennium Research Council (NMRC) concludes $4 billion in income could be generated for the poor by simply giving such folks free prepaid cell phones."Subsidized Cell Phones Provide Significant Economic Gains for Poor and Near-Poor Americans" singles out ... More >>
Assembly Speaker Karen Bass won't do it. Attorney General Jerry Brown won't do it.And now, California's official political watchdog institution, the Fair Political Practices Commission, has announced it, too, will not be making an official inquiry into the conduct of drippy, disgraced former Asse ... More >>
Assemblyman Todd Spitzer questions the District Attorneys judgment, fairness
And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?
OCs financial meltdown, five years later
How to keep ignoring the bankruptcy fallout
Hey! It really IS the Year of the Woman!
Secret meetings, shady deals: Life before & after the Orange County bankruptcy