Mike Lawson

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…

Too liberal for OC?

UC Irvine officials hired and then turned around and fired Erwin Chemerinsky as their new dean for their soon-to-be law school because Chemerinsky is considered to be too liberal. According to Chemerinsky, UCI Chancellor Michael Drake flew to Raleigh, North Carolina on Tuesday to withdraw the offer that was made to Chemerinsky face-to-face.  Chemerinsky’s hiring…

Professor, Democrat Dies

  Longtime CSUF sociology professor Gangadharappa “Nanjun” Nanjundappa died on Monday. Nanjundappa was also a member of the Orange County Democratic Central Committee and he ran for state Assembly in 2000 and 2002 as the Democratic candidate for the 72nd District.  From the Orange County Register article: Diana Guerin, chair of the California State University,…

The Impeachment Argument

    There has been a lot of talk about presidential impeachment in Orange County lately. Huntington Beach and Santa Ana will hear the issue in their council meetings this week. Last Sunday was the kick off of a weekly impeachment rally on the campus of UCI, and every Saturday you can find a gathering…

Blogger Quits County Commission

I just caught a post by Art Pedroza at the Orange Juice Blog where he says that he has resigned from the O.C. Public Facilities Corporation Pedroza was appointed by Supervisor Janet Nguyen back in June.      Just before Pedroza’s appointment most of the Orange County blogosphere (left and right) and Martin Wisckol at The Orange…

Happy Birthday Drinking Liberally

We had a lot of fun celebrating Drinking Liberally OC’s first birthday and OC Democratic Activist/Volunteer/Blogger/Supa Star Gila’s 30th Birthday last Thursday at Memphis Bar. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this, but I absolutely love Costco sheet cake. If you’d like to meet other local Democrats, come out to Drinking Liberally any Thursday at…

Sir! No Sir!

Our friends at the Orange County Recruitment Awareness Project and The BASE Collective are hosting a screening of the movie “Sir! No Sir!” tomorrow (Sunday) at 4pm. Here’s the information: Sir! No Sir! 4:00 – 6:00 pm This Sunday, August 19 @ El Centro Cultural de México 310 W 5th Street Santa Ana, CA 92701…