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Top Ten Stories for April 11 through April 17 include real estate fraud, a book sale, and returning Summer Concerts. Top Ten Stories for April 11 through April 17 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Torrance man and his …continue reading

Pertinent to our recent situation, this is an excerpt from Federalist No. 28, on the question of whether to restrict the legislative authority (that is, Congress) in regard to common defense: That there may happen cases in which the national government may be necessitated to resort to force, cannot be …continue reading

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On Thursday, August 19, 2020, detectives arrested a male adult suspect who is believed to have been involved in several incidents of indecent exposure and lewd acts with minors. On May 10, 2020, a social media post of an exposure incident was reported to detectives who immediately began investigating the …continue reading

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I began a discussion of Saul Alinksy’s Rules for Radicals on May 24. The next day, George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, MN. In response to the killing and stoked by COVID-19 restrictions that seemed increasingly arbitrary, the country re-radicalized. The suddenly changed social landscape shines an interesting new light …continue reading

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This series of articles discussing Saul Alinky’s influential book Rules for Radicals sprang from comments about an article written by frequent Orange County Breeze columnist Robin Itzler. In the article, “Marketing and more: Do you see the warning lights flashing?”, the author wrote about the danger of socialism in the …continue reading

I enjoy murder mysteries, from psychological to police procedural to British cozies to locked rooms. Stuck at home (safer!), I am feeding my obsessive-compulsive leanings by reading all the Alex Delaware murder mysteries by Jonathan Kellerman, from When the Bough Breaks (first published in 1985) to The Museum of Desire …continue reading