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Posts published in August 2010

Tyler “Triple” Diep Learned His Tricks From Van Tran

The Voice of OC reported today that Westminster Councilman Tyler Diep has been triple dipping on public medical benefits. Diep, who was elected to the Westminster City Council in 2008, also serves as a Board Member of the Midway City Sanitation District. Diep is also a member of Board of Equalization Member Michelle Steel’s staff. Mr. Diep has been taking medical benefits from all three organizations.

Supervisor Shawn Nelson Promoting Cigars To Kill Heroes

Nelson blows out a puff of heavy smoke. “We can send them cigars. They get to enjoy one of the luxuries of life.” “This is something special. You get a cigar, it’s handmade, they know it’s something special to them,” Nelson said. “It takes 45 minutes to an hour to smoke and it’s something to help them relax.”

OC is no Longer Nixonland: NY Times

I saw this page one story in yesterday’s New York Times but couldn’t post becuase I was offsite all day and too tired to doi…

Weekend Update: Hung Jury for Tan, and a Boot for Todd

A mistrial was declared in the case of failed Republican Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen and The Voice of OC broke the story on Saturday about the firing of Deputy Disrict Attorney Todd Sptizer.

Rep. Barney Frank Keynotes Sold Out OC Democratic Party Truman Dinner

Representative Barney Frank delivered the keynote address to the Democratic Party of Orange County's Truman Award Dinner on Saturday night. Four-hundred guests attended the sold out annual fundraising dinner held at the UFCW Local 324 Banquet Hall to honor Rancho Santiago Community College District Trustee John Hanna as he received the 16th Harry S Truman Award. Congressman Barney Frank represents the Fourth Congressional District of Massachusetts.