Mike Lawson

WUPITLOC? September 21, 2007

Here is an event that is happening in The Liberal OC Today: * 6:30am-8pm UN International Day of Peace at Sister’s of St. Joseph The Sister’s of St. Joseph of Orange along with the Interfaith community invite you to join them to observe a day of prayer and peace. • Mass for Peace: 6:30am –…

Backpacks For Kids

Westminster School Board Trustee Sergio Contreras organized a great backpacks for kids program this month for students in the Westminster School District.  The backpack drive was responsible for 1,000 children receiving free backpacks that were stocked with school supplies.  Students and their families were also treated to a BBQ to celebrate the start of the…

The Chemerinsky Effect

The blogs and newspapers are buzzing over the hiring-then-firing-then-hiring of Erwin Chemerinsky as the dean of UCI’s new law school. I really think that the story has been written, and I don’t want to waste any space on this blog writing about something you can see everywhere else.  But I do want to point out…

Young Dems hold Women’s Forum

The Orange County Young Democrats successfully hosted a Women’s Forum for locally elected Progressive Women this evening. The panel of four entertaining, inspiring, insightful women included Fullerton City Councilmember Pam Keller, Costa Mesa City Councilmember Katrina Foley, Yorba Linda City Councilmember Jan Horton, and Santa Ana City Councilmember Michele Martinez. The OCYD website will have…

Can a confederation help solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

The Israeli-Palestinian Confederation, The Levantine Cultural Center, and The Cousins Club of Orange County is presenting a panel titled “Can a confederation help solve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” this Saturday in Yorba Linda. Here are the details: CAN A CONFEDERATION HELP SOLVE THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT? THE DEBATE PANEL WILL INCLUDE: BLASE BONPANE, news commentator and host…

Michael Drake’s Statement

  UCI Chancellor Michael Drake issued a statement that you can read here regarding the hiring and firing of Erwin Chemerinsky (the well-known constitutional law scholar at Duke) for the position of inaugural Dean of the new law school at UCI.  Chemerinsky was fired for being “too liberal.” Drake’s statement was a clear attempt to…

OCYD Women’s Forum

The Orange County Young Democrats are hosting a special meeting tomorrow (Thursday) evening. Here’s the information: Thursday, September 13, 2007 7:00pm – 8:00pm Orange County Employees Association 830 N. Ross Santa Ana, CA   Orange County has got some really great progressive women serving as elected officials. Join the Orange County Young Democrats at our…