Monthly Archives: May 2017

Trump supporters temporarily shut down Correa Town Hall on Immigration

    Santa Ana, CA – Tonight, Congressman Lou Correa’s Town Hall was temporarily halted by Trump supporters. After protestors were escorted out of the event, the Town Hall reconvened. The Congressman issued the following statement:  “I completely support the right of all parties to exercise their first amendment rights. However, I urge people to…

Congressman Lou Correa endorses Joe Kerr for OC Supervisor

  Brea, CA – Congressman Lou Correa announced his endorsement of Joe Kerr’s campaign for Supervisor today. Correa, who currently represents California’s 46th Congressional District, is the last Democrat to serve on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. In announcing his support, Correa released the following statement: “During my time in the State Senate, Joe…

National Gun Violence Awareness Day Event in OC June 3

On Saturday, June 3rd, the Orange County chapter of Moms Demand Action is hosting a #WearOrange event for National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Huntington Beach Central Park. We wear orange-a color that demands to be seen-to send the message that there is more we can do to end gun violence. This is a free…

A Memorial Day Weekend Treasure at Northwood High School

If you get the chance, read today’s page one story in the Los Angeles Times on diversity in Irvine.  Even though the city is perhaps one of the most diverse in Orange County (if not the state or the nation), there are still people that feel unwelcome here.  And that saddens me.  But I am…

Free Gas for Vets on Monday

WHAT:            Free gas giveaway to veterans and active-duty military   WHEN:            8 to 10 a.m. Memorial Day – Monday, May 29   WHERE:           Mobil gas station just off I-405 – corner of Beach Boulevard & Edinger Avenue in Huntington Beach Address: 16001 Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach   DETAILS:         Must show valid…

Quirk-Silva Funds Orange County Veteran Cemetery

From the desk of Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65, this announcement: SACRAMENTO – Prior to the start of Memorial Day weekend, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) made the following statement on the inclusion of a $30 million allocation of funds in the 2017 California State Budget Report for an Orange County Veterans Cemetery. “This is a fitting…

Orange County Seeks Ethics Commissioners

Santa Ana, CA (May 23, 2017) — The Orange County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for commissioners for the County’s Campaign Finance and Ethics Commission. The Commission will consist of five appointed members, one appointment by each Supervisor. Commissioners shall serve terms up to three years and may not serve more than two…