As the Church of Scientology was stalling the opening of their new Ideal Org in downtown Santa Ana, they told me the media would be alerted about the big debut. I never got the memo.But if I did, it likely would've said, "You're not welcomed."That was the message I got Saturday when I walked three f ... More >>
The surfin' congressman. As Louis Sahagun blogged on the LA Times' L.A. Now, Long Beach has released the long-awaited results of a study aimed at reconfiguring the breakwater to create bigger waves, cleaner water and
beaches, and more surf tourism. According to the study, the city could
gain $5 ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioRich Cook leads Men Alive at gay marriage rallyWhile famed conductor Rich Cook directed his singing group Men Alive in the harmonious, sweet sounds of "Marry Us," an overly-tanned and hairy, fat, middle-aged bald man wearing shorts and a tank top held a handmade poster ... More >>
Progressive Democrats of AmericaTim Carpenter makes his single-payer pitch.Tim Carpenter had been the longtime face of progressive politics in Orange County before leaving in 2002 to become a top organizer for Dennis Kucinich's presidential bid followed by his current post: national director of the ... More >>
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Sorry for the last-minute notice, but I'll be interviewing Huntington Beach mayor Debbie Cook--who's running against Dana Rohrabacher (R-Did Not Serve in Vietnam) in the 46th Congressional District race--today at 2pm on KPFK-FM 90.7 for about 20 minutes.
You can hear it on the Internet at KPFK.org ... More >>
Around 11 this morning, KPCC 89.3 FM's AirTalk show presented a call-in segment called "I Didn't Know My Neighbor Was Voting For (Fill In The Blank)!" Host Larry Mantle wanted to know whether anyone's neighbors put political signs on their front lawns that surprised the listener.
First caller Garr ... More >>
Ya wanna know why the California Coalition for Immigration Reform are evil, decrepit hypocrites? Because they're hosting Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban) this Wednesday at their monthly Klavern at the Garden Grove Woman's Club on the corner of Gilbert and Garden Grove Blvd (starts at 7:30 pm ... More >>
Early in his political career, Dana Rohrabacher hailed himself as a term-limits champion for federal politicians and spoke passionately about the inherent evils of one person staying in power for an extended period of time.
Fast-forward 20 years: Rohrabacher, the conservative Republican seeking an ... More >>
Above the “Teamsters Local 952 Orange County and Vicinity” logo on the wall behind the speaker’s podium at the Orange union hall on Marks Way is the image of two horse heads. Instead of suggesting that represents the calling card of some syndicates that have been known to associate with labor ... More >>
Politicker's Alex Isenstadt reports that Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook outraised incumbent Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) in the second quarter. Fundraising reports show Cook took in $92,990 between April and June to Rohrabacher's $78,712 over the same period. However, Cook h ... More >>
Is Mike Schroeder a bad lawyer? Or just a bad liar?
R. Scott Moxley recently announced Schroeder’s hackneyed effort to kneecap Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook’s election challenge to Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Islamabad). It seems Schroeder took issue with Cook’s reference to herself ... More >>
After pondering a posting tonight at theliberaloc.com by Gila Jones, I'm guessing that Orange County Republican pollsters have worrisome data that raises concerns about the safety of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher's re-election chances in November.
An enigma wrapped in lies, a temper, quixotic brain ... More >>
Big Google's watching you, OC: Adios, privacy. Google's added a "street view" function to Google Maps that has LA covered, as well as bits of the following parts of OC: Anaheim, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Laguna Niguel. Long Beach is on it, too.
No deal, Disney: Talks have reportedly ended ... More >>
What did the OC billionaire do when the wife was away? Computer-chip magnate Henry T. Nicholas III won big in a 1998 public stock offering for his Broadcom Corp., and to celebrate, he built an extravagant $30 million underground “personal brothel” at his Laguna Hills estate. That's according t ... More >>