Monthly Archives: August 2016

The OJ Seat on the Anaheim City Council

Donna Acevedo-Nelson received 92% of the vote for the DPOC endorsement for Anaheim’s District 5 city council race at the Party’s August endorsement meeting, largely because she’s the only Democrat on the ballot. She’s also the wife on OrangeJuice Blog publisher Vern Nelson and fellow blogger Greg Diamond spoke of “twisting her arm” at the…

Conservatives Silly Emails Justifying a Trump Presidency

I’m usually pretty grateful for some of my conservative friends who add me to their email lists and encourage me to forward their emails to everyone I know.  Most of the time, a quick check of Snopes.com exposes the email content as a documented falsehood.  And other emails, like the one below, are just funny.…

Trump’s Latino Outreach Rally in Anaheim is a Failure

About 100 people showed up in Anaheim yesterday for a Donald Trump Latino Outreach rally and only half were Latino. This from the OC Register: About 100 supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rallied at Anaheim City Hall on Sunday afternoon, arguing that his support among the Latino community is stronger than has been…

BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL BACKS MICHELE MARTINEZ FOR SUPERVISOR

Michele Martinez

Santa Ana, CA – The Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council announced their endorsement of Michele Martinez’s campaign for Orange County Supervisor today. The Building Trades Council joins a high profile list of labor organizations supporting Martinez’s campaign, including the Orange County Federation of Labor and the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association.   In…

OC PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS ENDORSE QUIRK-SILVA

  FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving the endorsement of the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association in her race for State Assembly. “On behalf of the 950 men and women of the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association, protecting 1.3 million citizens and 23 cities of Orange County, I…

OC’s Starpoint Ventures Cuts $50,000 Check to California Democratic Party

Irvine-based Starpointe Ventures, led by CEO Patrick Strader, made a $50,000 contribution to the California Democratic Party earlier this month according to TheElectionTrack.com, which tracks political contributions according to candidates and causes.  Strader, who acts as a consultant to FivePoint Neighborhoods interests in Irvine among other things, has been closely associated with the OC GOP and…