See the update at the end of this post about county supervisors remembering Smith before adjourning today's Board meeting in his honor.ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 1, 2:18 P.M.: Charles V. "Chuck" Smith, who as an Orange County supervisor during the Weekly's toddler years became our face for good (advocating ... More >>
Roy Reynolds is a Fountain Valley-based pollster with a bug up his ass about the Southern California Association of Governments.Thank God.For those who have never heard of SCAG, it is, as Reynolds puts it, "an unelected, unrepresentative pseudo-government-like group" that "we must tolerate in our ... More >>
Choo chooOrange County residents who love public transit--yes, some of these people do exist--talk fondly of Southern California's train-taking heritage. There was a time when the Pacific Electric "Red Car" rail system connected OC to LA to the Inland Empire and beyond; getting around without a h ... More >>
jhecking / Flickr / Creative CommonsLast night's housing-policy forum in Mission Viejo was something of a landmark: For once, you walked away from the council chambers thinking less about the testy one-liners traded by council members and public commenters and more about, well, actual policy. Turns ... More >>
The Southern California Association of Governments has issued a warning that the California Coastal Commission's veto of the 241 (Foothill-South) toll road extension could spell doom for our air quality. Or at least our air quality credits.
It's hard to imagine how a road which would increase cars ... More >>