Orange County’s Third Supervisorial District candidates Todd Spitzer and Deborah Pauly will be facing off on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at a debate sponsored by the Orange Republican Women Federated meeting at 6:30 pm, at the Foxfire Restaurant. It’s a reception event and the cost is $15 per person. The Foxfire Restaurant (off 91) is located at 5715 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, in Anaheim Hills. Reservations required – contact 714-998-9065 or email@example.com.
UPDATE: Supervisor Janet Nguyen may be up to her old tricks again. In the past she has used anonymous surrogates to do her dirty work, including buying URLs similar to those used by her political opponents, and redirecting them to nasty sites. Now an anonymous letter has been sent to the CalOptima board of directors Thursday accuses two board members — Chairman Ed Kacic and Mary Anne Foo — of improprieties, allegations both strongly denied, according to the Voice of OC. And it turns out that Kacis is only trying to help the community:
Kacic, president of the Irvine Health Foundation, said his organization belongs to the Managed System of Care, a group that includes the CEOs of all Orange County hospitals, the county Health Care Agency, the Veterans Administration, CalOptima, clinics, major medical groups and business interests. Continue reading
Updated: The deputy who shot a Camp Pendleton Marine in the San Clemente High School parking lot Feb. 7 has been identified by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department as Darren Sandberg, according to the O.C. Register.
The Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs has responded to mounting criticism in the wake of the execution of former Marine Sergeant Manuel Loggins by a deputy Sheriff in San Clemente. Continue reading
On February 7, an Orange County deputy, in San Clemente, still unnamed, fatally shot an unarmed former Marine Sergeant named Manuel Loggins, in front of the latter’s children while all three of them sat in the Marine’s car, according to Reason.
I am sure that the case will be made that the deputy had no choice, but why do we allow our police officers to resort to lethal force, against unarmed Americans – including those who appear to be in mental distress? Continue reading
The next Libertarian Party of Orange County (LPOC) Monthly Meetup of the New Year is set for Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 7:00 PM, at Karl Strauss Brewery, located at 901 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa, CA (map). (714) 546-BREW.
The Orange County Green Party is holding a General Meeting this Sunday, February 5, 2012, at 2:00 pm, at the Irvine Ranch Water District, located at 15600 Sand Canyon, in Irvine. It is hard to believe anyone would hold a political meeting on Superbowl Sunday! I guess the Greens aren’t sports fans.
For carpool or Public Transit info to meeting contact Bea Tiritilli.
Meeting Agenda: Continue reading