Mike Lawson

Where is the Dem Candidate?

  Please forgive me. This post is not about the wildfires or about the corrupt OC Sheriff. Both of those stories are important and worth talking about, but I wanted to escape for a second and talk about the 1st District Supervisorial seat.  As you know, Janet Nguyen’s seat is opening up soon—the primary race…

Sheriff Carona Indicted

  The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Sheriff Mike Carona is facing federal corruption charges alleging he used his office for financial gain.    The indictment is filed under seal, but details are expected to be made public as early as tomorrow (Tuesday). From The Los Angeles Times: The full scope of the federal investigation…

The Sanchez Story

Reps. Loretta and Linda Sanchez are working on a book about their experience. From the Associated Press: It came to light Tuesday after the sisters were spotted by reporters heading into the House Ethics office with prominent Washington lawyer Stanley Brand. Aides quickly squashed speculation that a new congressional scandal could be afoot. Instead the…

Edwards campaign calls local reporter illegitimate

    Political Reporter for The Orange County Register Martin Wisckol had an interview lined up with Elizabeth Edwards after the very successful Truman Awards Dinner, and everything was in order until an Edwards Campaign staff member called to talk about the questions that Wisckol would be asking.From Wisckol’s blog post:   I said that among…

Orange County Young Democrats Endorse the Community College Initiative

On Thursday the Orange County Young Democrats voted to support a ballot initiative that would provide more Californians the opportunity to earn an education. From the press release: The Orange County Young Democrats have voted to endorse yes on the Community College Initiative. The Community College Initiative is a statewide measure which will appear on…

The 2nd Annual William Jefferson Clinton Awards

The Orange County Young Democrats William Jefferson Clinton Awards will take place on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00pm at the Hacienda Restaurant, 1725 College Avenue in Santa Ana. This year’s Clinton Award winner is Fmr. State Senator Joe Dunn. ECCO’s Jeff LeTourneau is the Harvey Milk Award winner and John Perez of UFCW is the…