Fifty days remain until the June 3 elections for three seats on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and, as usual, the campaign money race offers hints about the likely frontrunners. Based on contribution activity (and personalities), the four-person race to replace termed-out 2nd District Super ... More >>
There are three South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees seats to be filled in the Nov. 6 election, but most heat is being emitted from the lone race without an incumbent. The winner for Trustee Area 7, which covers Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Marga ... More >>
Ed Piskor / OC WeeklyVoters today are heading to the polls in Mission Viejo to decide whether or not to recall Mayor Lance MacLean.You'd know that fact already, many time over, if you'd been at last night's Mission Viejo city council meeting.For years, the council's public comments portion of the ... More >>
Ed Piskor / OC WeeklyAs I just posted: In Dana Point, when you use state and federal grants to fund a $7 million beautification project disguised as congestion relief, you don't have to worry a whole lot about public scrutiny and can expect a crowd of impressed citizens when you complete the project ... More >>
Good headline, right? Last night, the Mission Viejo City Council sent the long-gestating "Right To Vote" initiative -- which is backed by roughly the same people who back the Lance MacLean recall campaign -- to a city-wide election. The initiative would mandate that all major zone-change proposals i ... More >>
It happened with the haste and informality of a high-five. The honorable and lanky Mission Viejo Mayor Pro Tem Lance MacLean took his seat at the dais around 6 p.m., right before the beginning of tonight's open-session council meeting. A man in the front row of the audience, wearing a vibrant green ... More >>
Hey! It really IS the Year of the Woman!