Pets Need Protection from OC Elected Officials

Pets Need Protection from OC Elected Officials

If you love dogs and cats, you are out of luck getting attention or protection for them from Orange County elected officials.

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Fascists Invade Surf City Pier

Fascists Invade Surf City Pier

Neo-Nazis pretending they never heard of the Jewish Holocaust try to exploit anti-immigrant sentiment to recruit new members to their tiny “Freedom 14″ group in an ongoing effort (started last summer) at the Huntington Beach pier.

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Joe Shaw Runs for Huntington Beach City Council

Joe Shaw Runs for Huntington Beach City Council

Joe Shaw announced his candidacy for the Huntington Beach City Council on Oct. 24, 2009 at the home of former mayor and city council member Debbie Cook. The OC Voice was there to record the event.

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OC Voice No Longer Making New Posts: Go to the Surf City Voice

The Surf City Voice has replaced the OC Voice and new posts will no longer be made at this url. To read Surf City’s number one public interest news service, please visit www.surfcityvoice.com

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Democrats Squander the Swing Vote

The mid-term 2010 Congressional elections are over and the exaggerations are front and center. “A tidal wave,” “an earthquake,” “a tsunami,” cried the Republican victors and their media acolytes.

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Republican Wrath for Jennifer McGrath: Why is the Huntington Beach City Attorney under attack?

Republican Wrath for Jennifer McGrath: Why is the Huntington Beach City Attorney under attack?

Previously, the Voice showed how the council’s backroom political dramas have come to center stage at city council meetings. But recent e-mails obtained by the Voice give a sharper picture of the passion and acrimony flowing through the political veins of the city.

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Monster vs. Coyote: The Great Land War continues in Surf City

Monster vs. Coyote: The Great Land War continues in Surf City

The citizens were snarling mad. Coyotes were invading their neighborhoods and city officials hadn’t done enough to stop them, they said. The citizens made it clear they weren’t going to take it anymore.

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Ride Surfcity: Bicycle Riding Can Be Fantasitic in Huntington Beach

Ride Surfcity: Bicycle Riding Can Be Fantasitic in Huntington Beach

Riding a bicycle can be fantastic in Huntington Beach. The city has all the right ingredients for a pleasant ride….lovely weather, wide roads, and almost exclusively flat terrain. Plus the recent economic downturn has illustrated the advantages of changing to a means of local transportation that is convenient, healthy, and low-cost, in other words, cycling.

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Community Voices: What to Do Before Buying A Solar Electric System for Your Home

Community Voices: What to Do Before Buying A Solar Electric System for Your Home

Before signing the contract get references. An experienced solar contractor should have no problem producing references of at least five satisfied solar customers. Actually visit a few of these locations to make a visual inspection of the work and ask whatever questions will make you feel comfortable before signing a contract.

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Bury My Heart at Brightwater

Bury My Heart at Brightwater

Hearthside Homes CEO Edward Mountford angrily denied reports that the company had uncovered 87 ancient Native American burial remains since breaking ground in June of 2006 on its planned 356 unit Brightwater housing project or had failed to report them the Orange County Coroner’s office in a manner required by California law.

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No Cost Desalinated Water Costs A Lot

No Cost Desalinated Water Costs A Lot

City council and company claims to the contrary, Poseidon Resources Inc.’s desalination projects have little to do with free-market karma and the entire desalination industry was built on over $1 billion in tax subsidies–and more is on the way.

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The Descent of Tom Harman/Part III: Healthcare

By Vern Nelson OC Voice Columnist “We think our healthcare system is actually pretty good right now.”-State Senator Tom Harman, Sept. 2006. At the time the senator uttered this astonishing remark to Laguna Beach’s Coastline Pilot, the U.S. was spending nearly twice as much per capita on health care as other developed countries, while rating [...]

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