As some commenters have noted, Ken Maddox is back in the public eye, sort of.
The former Capistrano Unified School District Trustee, removed from office in a 2010 recall, is posting on the Aliso Viejo Patch web site, but using the name Ken Lopez.
You might remember he added Lopez to his name while a trustee.
So far, he's blogged in support of the school's decision to allow the expansion of Oxford Prep Academy Charter School, and about adopting dogs.
Patch uses volunteer columnists. Maddox identifies himself as a "policy analyst" but does not say anything about for whom, or his past public service. The state Board of Equalization website still has his name as Ken Lopez Maddox as a senior advisor for tax and legislative policy.
I've heard he might be planning a run for Aliso Viejo City Council.
Here's his columns: