Bashing the extension of the Foothill-South Toll Road is sooooo hot right now. Yesterday, we reported on a California Parks Foundation poll that found 78 percent of Orange County voters oppose extending the 241. Today, we're dishing on a new report that ranks the toll road's initial Tesoro Extension ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans suffer pathologies because they're Mexicans?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's the history of the Mexican flag?
When one author praises another on a book jacket, and the second author then does the same on the first author's tome, that's logrolling. It's a practice that's also common among academics and movie critics. In politics, logrolling happens when political favors are exchanged, even among members o ... More >>
Groups that have banded together to fight the 241 toll road extension through San Onofre State Park today accused the private agencies that operate Orange County's financially troubled network of toll roads of seeking a $1.1 billion federal bailout. The Transportation Corridor Systems (TCS) -- a jo ... More >>
Foothill-South delayed until 2011, possibly forever
Yesterday, the board members of the Foothills/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency voted 12-3 to approve the $875 million Foothills South (241) extension, which will cut through both San Onofre State Beach and the Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy. But that ominous rumbling you hear in the distance i ... More >>
The year in doing nothing
The year in the 241, the year in doing nothing