A juicy post-election item from Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters, speaking in Irvine: OC's Tom Umberg is the rumored favorite to become state Democratic chairman Huntington Beach sports consultant Jack Tiernan on watching the election returns: "It was more exciting than any sporting event, ever" There was a brief power outage in parts of Irvine on election night: "Larry Agran takes control and Edison turns off the lights," kidded UCI prof and Agran backer Mark Petracca Score it Mayor Miguel Pulido 2, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez 0 in Santa Ana council races, with the Pulido-backed Jose Solorio and Brett Franklin beating Sanchez staffer Mauro Morales and former staffer Armando Ramirez, respectively Whodunit? The Register's clever, national-media-attention-grabbing, post-election headline, "A WHOWONIT," was the brainchild of Kevin Byrne Henry Segerstrom could be in for more competition from Donald Bren...

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