Chris Prevatt

A Christmas Truce

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Our political divisions should not be allowed to get so out of control that we find ourselves attacking first—thinking second—causing needless harm and pain just to make a political point. We just need to stop and learn from the history of the Christmas Eve truce of 1914 during World War I.

Santa Ana’s Dirty Little Political Secrets

Claudia Alvarez

The Voice of OC’s Adam Elmahrek is probably the most despised reporters covering the Santa Ana political beat. Elmahrek has revealed that recent allegations of secret and unreported political contributions to the effort by former Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez to seek a fourth term on the Santa Ana City Council.

Julio Perez Chosen as Executive Director of OC Labor Federation

Julio Pereez

Thursday evening the delegates of the Orange County Labor Federation approved the selection of Julio Perez to be the next Executive Director of federation of Orange County labor organizations. Perez pledged to continue the work and leadership of his predecessor Tefere Gebre in fighting for the rights of working men and women in Orange County

Mike Carona loses another appeal, staying in jail

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Yesterday former Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona lost another appeal related to his January 2009 felony conviction on one count of witness tampering. A three judges hearing the appeal denied Carona’s request saying that the judge did not make an error in his sentencing decision. The court said, “The sentence imposed was not substantively unreasonable.”