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Debbie Cook

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    International Water and Political Leaders to Brainstorm in Newport About Water Reuse

    U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein has been invited to participate in a water reuse and wastewater recycling roundtable coming to Newport Beach that is to include America's ambassador to Qatar, a Singapore national water agency official and the chairman of the Orange County Water District board of direct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Poseidon Resources Wins Bipartisan Support (Worth Every Penny) From OC Legislators

    Last week, Orange County's Legislative Delegation sent a letter urging the California Coastal Commission to approve Poseidon Water LLC's proposed desalination facility in Huntington Beach. Signed by 10 state politicians including Sharon Quirk-Silva, Tom Daly and Allan Mansoor, the letter demonstrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    County Water District Approves Confidentiality Agreement With Desal Company

    Last night Poseidon Resources Inc. inched one step closer to its dream of building a nearly $1- billion desalination facility on the shores of Huntington Beach. In an 8-0 decision (with two members absent), Orange County Water District (OCWD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to enter into a conf ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2013

    Huntington Beach's Poseidon Mis-Adventure

    When it comes to Surf City's controversial desalination project, The Orange County Register is a brine spectator

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2012

    Scientology Grand Opening: Walls! Weirdos! Whacking a Weekly Reporter!

    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 >>

  • Columns

    September 9, 2010
  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Killer Quince

    Happy Quinceañera to us! A look back at 15 years of telling the other side (that is, the real side) of OC's story

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Where Will Surfin' Congressman Stand on Long Beach Breakwater?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Despite Obnoxious Protesters, OC Gay Marriage Rally Inspires Crowd

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Tim Carpenter Returns Home to Push Single-Payer Healthcare

    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 >>

  • News

    November 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Sexploitation Producer, Rocker Among Those Who Flood Rohrabacher Coffers

    Dana Rohrabacher, Vietnam War, combat duty, House of Representatives, Huntington Beach, Wall Street, PACs, Debbie Cook, Sammy Hagar, Sierra Club, oil drilling, California, Robert F. Kennedy, assassination, R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly, presidential candidate, Los Angeles hotel, Lloyd Kaufman, NSA

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Debbie Cook to Be Interviewed on KPFK

    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 >>

  • Columns

    October 23, 2008
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    October 21, 2008

    Mackerel Flats' Folks Leaning Toward Obama? Who Knew?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    OC's Taliban-Loving Congressman to Address OC's Taliban This Wednesday

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Once Term Limits Champ, Rohrabacher Wants 11th Term in D.C.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Democrats Proudly Wear the Union Label

    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 >>

  • Columns

    September 25, 2008
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    September 19, 2008
  • News

    September 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Cooking

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008

    Sic Semper Schroeder

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2008

    Rohrabacher Going Down To Defeat in November?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Tuesday's Headlines

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: An OC Blog Coward

    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 to ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 1, 2007

    Letters

    'Give us all a breakthe Mexican wetback has become the majority.'

  • Features

    February 8, 2007

    Sexy Sexies!

    Orange Countys Sexiest People

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Shameless

    Supervisor Wilson continues to portray himself as enviro-friendly, but thats a damn lie

  • Features

    November 25, 2004
  • News

    August 19, 2004

    Freaking Pissed Beyond Belief

    H.B. officials ignore condo conversions, punish angry victims

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Putting the Con in Condo

    Councilwoman may have illegally converted apartments

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Fire Foxes in the Hen House?

    HB Fire Department overrules planners, residents on soil safety

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Power Politics

    AES and Scott Baugh want to make HB a company town

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Crude Attitude

    Residents pressure city to test for contamination at former Chevron site

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    The Poseidon Misadventure

    10 arguments against turning Surf Citys water into brine

  • Features

    November 20, 2003

    Where Have All the Blowhards Gone?

    An Iraq invasion retrospective!

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Turning Water into Whine

    Environmental concerns stall HB desalination plant

  • Columns

    May 29, 2003
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    May 22, 2003
  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Jingo Fever

    YAFfers try to strangle Surf City council member with yellow ribbons

  • Columns

    May 15, 2003
  • Features

    May 16, 2002

    Flush TwiceIts a Long Way to Huntington Beach

    Why wont the sanitation district clean up the massive sewage plume off the countys coast? Follow the money

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Run It Up the Poop Poll

    Slanted survey supports sewage waiver

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Surf City Gets New Launderer

    Past fines dog council-hired lobbyist

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    Back up to Speed

    Recent votes suggest HB Councilman Garofalo is up to his old tricks

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Redumpvelopment

    City and residents clash over future of HB dumpsite

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Nothin to See Here, Folks!

    The DAs Garofalo probe is troubled by a campaign promise to curb political investigations

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