Monthly Archives: June 2015

Does this Op-Ed Resonate with OC Conservatives?

The Berkshire Eagle is a respected small newspaper in Western Massachusetts.  Some of my friends got their start at this publication. Earlier in June, before the shootings in South Carolina, the Eagle published this column from a “conservative activist” named Steven Nikitas who is affiliated with the local Republican Party in Pittsfield, MA, specifically the…

Jay Chen: from School Board to College Board

Hot off the press; news on Jay Chen’s candidacy for Mt. San Antonio Community College Board.  He ran for Congress a few years ago. I’m excited to announce my candidacy for Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees, Area 5!   Serving Hacienda La Puente for two terms has been a great honor, and I’m…

It’s a Marriage Equality Party in Santa Ana Friday Night

Paraphrasing President Obama’s Speech this Morning: Each of you had a role in today’s decision. Those who came before us had a role in today’s decision. So tonight we celebrate each of you. We celebrate all of us! 7:00 PM Harvey Milk Plaza (aka Plaza Santa Ana) Corner of 4th Street and French Street Downtown Santa…

Supreme Court Affirms Same Sex Marriage as a Constitutional Right

It’s a historic day in America.  The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, has declared gay marriage is a constitutional right nationwide. Here’s the LA Times first cut on the ruling: The 5-4 opinion, written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, will stand as a landmark in civil rights law and culminates a two-decade struggle for…

Sierra Club Explains TPP and its Consequences in New Video

By Kate McCormick, The Sierra Club For United States citizens and those living in the 11 other nations it encompasses, the TPP isn’t just a random string of three letters. It refers to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal being negotiated between our country and 11 others in the Pacific Rim. But for most of…

Rohrabacher Treasurer Accused of Embezzlement

Longtime Orange County Republican operative Jack Wu, a former treasurer for the Dana Rohrabacher Congressional campaign, has been accused of embezzling $173,000 from the Congressman’s campaign offers.  Nick Gerda from the Voice of OC broke the story yesterday. From Gerda’s story: Rohrabacher and his campaign committee filed criminal complaints with county and state prosecutors Wednesday against…