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  • State legislators deny investigation into Great Park audit

    A request to investigate the Great Park audit subcommittee in the California State Legislature failed to reach the required balance of committee votes to proceed despite a 9-3 vote in favor by attending members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
  • History shows that Democrats are good for U.S. economy

    As we prepare for another presidential campaign, a theme one hears from Republicans is that their party is better for the economy. So I put on my historian hat and checked the record for the last century. The generally accepted benchmarks to measure the...

    Commentary: Supporters of gay rights should avoid the GOP

    In 1854 residents of Ripon, Ill., helped form the Republican Party. They were abolitionists who stood squarely for civil rights in an era when many people lived in slavery. The Grand Old Party championed the rights of slaves and women. The Great...

    Moorlach sworn in as state senator and ready to get started in Sacramento

    Moorlach sworn in as state senator and ready to get started in Sacramento
    John Moorlach was officially sworn in Sunday as state senator for the 37th District after receiving more than 50% of the vote in last week's special election and thereby avoiding a run-off in May. The ceremony for Moorlach, a Costa Mesa Republican and...

    Moorlach overtakes rivals in special election

    Moorlach overtakes rivals in special election
    Former county Supervisor John Moorlach appeared to have won Tuesday's special election for the 37th state Senate district, defeating three challengers, including his closest rival, state Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine). With all 248 precincts...