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  • News

    November 1, 2012

    Larry Agran's Great Irvine Election Robbery

    [Moxley Confidential] Yet more evidence emerges in the Democrat's Republican-vote-splitting caper

  • News

    November 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Schwarzenegger Fragged by Lieutenant

    Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi has just fragged Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger over the 241 (Foothill-South) toll road. The road, proposed by the Irvine-based Transportation Corridor Agencies, would cut through the Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy, itself mitigation for the Talega development, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Friday's Headlines & Surprises: All Big Money Issue!

    Yet Another USC Criminal: Laguna Beach billionaire Igor Olenicoff has pleaded guilty in a massive tax fraud scheme involving $346 million and Bahama bank accounts. A product of USC after fleeing the Soviet Union and Iran, Olenicoff lied to the IRS about the existence of the off shore accounts. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007

    Spitzer's Penal Problems

    There are rumblings of reform coming from Sacramento. Reforms aimed at starting to straighten out the state's dysfunctional prison system. The Los Angeles Times reports, "the Senate's top Democrats on Thursday moved toward reforming California's byzantine criminal sentencing system." Unveiling leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2006

    The Distance Between Things

    Who knew Newton's laws of motion applied to flying politicians? Consider the case of President Bush, Governor Schwarzenegger, and Newton's third law, which states: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." President Bush flies into California to campaign for two Republican poli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    The Game Goes On

    You may remember this Arnold Schwarzenegger commercial from the recall election, which described how Sacramento works: "Here's how it works. Money goes in. Favors go out. The people lose. We need to send a message. Game over." Well, if you thought you were sending a message by voting for Schwarze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2006

    Cross that bridge when you come it, if it's still there

    Only 6 days after the San Francisco Chronicle first reported on it and 5 days after The Blotter first noted it, the Los Angeles Times today informs its readers about the state of California's bridges. The state: hundreds of bridges are considered at risk of collapsing during a major earthquake becau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2006

    Supervise the Supervisors-Stop the Toll Road

    On Feb. 28, the OC Board of Supervisors will consider adopting a resolution to support the Transportation Corridor Agencies' Foothill-South (241) extension. The motion was put forth by Supervisor Bill Campbell at the Board's Feb. 7 meeting (item 32 on the agenda). No doubt this is meant to trump the ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 25, 2002
  • News

    July 8, 1999

    A Higher Fire Power

    Carona puts his faith in more guns after ambush of deputy