Half of Orange County's adults own smartphones, nearly a third of our young adults have no health insurance and most nonprofits here make due with less than they have in the past. Those findings are in the 2013 Orange County Community Indicators report issued Thursday that found gains in key s ... More >>
Brice Harris took over the California Community
Colleges system as chancellor on Nov. 6. Timothy P. White will be installed as the California State University system chancellor
at the end of this month. Both are being welcomed to office by a broad, nonprofit coalition of education, business and ci ... More >>
Lucy Dunn is a longtime punching bag around the Weekly for her presidency of the county taxpayer fund-sucking Orange County Business Council and,
going way back, being the local face of home development next to the ecologically sensitive Bolsa Chica wetlands.But it was Dunn's role as a California t ... More >>
The Orange County Business Council--which counts former Republican legislative leader Dick Ackerman as a director, once hosted Ronald Reagan speech writer Peggy Noonan for a swanky dinner and supports every noxious project churned out in this GOP encrusted county--is supporting a Democrat for Assemb ... More >>
Those of you who don't believe that Orange County is loaded with ironies aren't paying attention.We've got vociferously anti-gay public figures who are secretly gay or bisexual. We've got Democrats who are more Republican than, well, Republicans. And, perhaps most amazingly, we've got self-descri ... More >>
Read her lips.Peggy Noonan, a White House speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, has been invited to be the keynote speaker for the 2011 Annual Dinner of the Orange County Business Council (OCBJ), a corporate lobbying outfit.Noonan, nowadays a best-selling Republican author and columnist for T ... More >>
Kring: Didn't get messageWhy Republican Lucille Kring is even bothering to campaign for the state senate from central Orange County is beyond me.Didn't Kring get the message that many OC Republican establishment players back Democrat Lou Correa?Well, Lucille?
Besides spam for our riches locked in a Nigerian prince's bank vault, a better head of hair and just plain better head,
Clockwork's virtual mailbox has been filling lately with messages from the Committee to Renew Measure M. Now, normally when PR maven Meg Waters, Congressman John Campbell (R-Newpor ... More >>
Good news for those of us who have never seen the power of a monarchy in action, and the servility it demands of its subjects. President Bush is extending his weekend trip to California, and will be visiting scenic Irvine on Monday.
According to the Register, "Bush will speak to the Orange County B ... More >>