Dan Chmielewski

Did the System Kill Ximena Meza?

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  OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano and Gabriel San Roman have weighed in on the murder of nine year old Ximena Meza of Anaheim in the October 30th edition of OC Weekly.  You can read the entire story here.  The pair have done a nice job documenting the case against Ricardo Cruz of Buena Park and…

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Kang’s Full Letter to the OC Register

Sukhee Kang and Melissa Fox

The Register, as is their right, edited a letter to the editor penned by Irvine’s Sukhee Kang.  We have no such restrictions and the letter wasn’t posted to the Register’s web page.  So here it is in full: I had the honor of serving my City of Irvine as a member of the City Council…