Will ex-Costa Mesa mayor and current California State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor challenge Michelle Steel--a fellow but less experienced Republican office holder--for a soon-to-be open seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors? That's the energetic buzz this week in Republican circles, where St ... More >>
Detective SpitzerIt turns out that even though he's no longer an assistant district attorney, Todd Spitzer still has insatiable prosecutorial instincts, and his current suspect is none other than an old, bitter nemesis from the Orange County district attorney's office: Susan Kang Schroeder.In an ... More >>
(c) Photograph by R. Scott Moxley Marilyn Davenport: Startled by her newfound political fameIt wasn't too many hours ago when there was zero chance that teams of Los Angeles television news crews would have staked out Marilyn Davenport's ranch-style home in a gorgeous hillside Fullerton ne ... More >>
Chairman BaughScott R. Baugh, chairman of the Orange County Republican Party, won't get another term in office without a fight.Longtime party activist Tim Whitacre has announced that he will challenge Baugh for the top slot at the county's most powerful political party.The news came this morning ... More >>
Van Tran There's no doubt that three months before the November election polling showed Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez might be in danger of losing to Little Saigon state Assemblyman Van Tran.To thwart Tran's potential rise, Sanchez--already known as a tireless campaigner--doubled he ... More >>
The sad chronicles of a man who wants a boy to love him
Jeff Nielsen says mentored seventh-grade boy sought apology, $100,000
Despite scandals, Sheriff Carona still seducing voters
Your DA declines to prosecute his friends
Once again, the LA Times gives Rackauckas a free pass
Did the attorney general really clear Rackauckas in corruption scandals?
Exhaustive grand-jury investigation confirms DA corruption
Is the DAs office too partisan to be trusted to investigate HB Republicans?
Nottingham's out, La Guire's 'fresh eye' is in at the Times