Monthly Archives: February 2017

Senator Newman Announces Inaugural Legislative Package

    SACRAMENTO- California State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) today announced the introduction of his 2017-18 bill package. This introduction comes after all members of the legislature had a bill introduction deadline of February 17th. Senator Newman released the following statement regarding his 2017-18 legislative bill package: “The bills I’ve introduced in this, my first…

Stonewalling AUHSD and Last Fall’s Anaheim Candidate Forum

This isn’t an easy story to write for a number of reasons.  I’ll start in 2002, long before this blog was a glimmer in Mike Lawson’s eye.  I was a cub scout cubmaster and the den leader for my son’s group — bears I think.  We had invited then Irvine councilwoman Beth Krom to answer…

Some Quick Hits Before the Weekend

In the City of Kindness, there will be some sort of protest at Anaheim City Hall over President Trump’s ramped up Immigration polices that have Immigrants all over the country afraid to send kids to school, seek medical attention or even go to the grocery store.  That’s scheduled for 7 PM tonight. On Sunday, there…

Crazy Dana will meet with anyone but those he represents

TheLiberalOC welcomes a new contributor to this site.  Jeff Pearlman, an author of several sports books and a former Sports Illustrated writer and ESPN.com columnist and the author of five New York Times’ best-sellers. My latest book, “Gunslinger,” is a biography of former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre that came out in October 2016.  He’s…

NY Times Says Path Back for Democrats to Retake Congress is Through OC

Many of the discussion in Blue circles is a debate about whether the Democratic Party is weak or strong right now.  So often, it depends on whether you’re asking a Hillary supporter or a Bernie supporter, but the evidence out there suggests Democrats — especially in OC — are growing stronger.  With the relative impatience of…

CLUE Orange County Honors Three “Architects of Justice” Today

CLUE Orange County (Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice) honors three people at today’s “Architects of Justice” reception at Temple Beth Sholom in Santa Ana.  Rev. Arturo Ferreras, pastor at Fairview Community Chuch; Beth Krom, former Mayor and City Council member in Irvine; and Jennifer Muir, general manager of OCEA tonight at with a 6PM reception.…