Mike Lawson


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California Democrats pick Angelides

Last night, almost 70% of the California Democratic Party delegates voted to endorse Phil Angelides over his opponent Steve Westly in the campaign for governor. [Mercury News Story] “I’m running for governor to make sure that every person in this great state — whatever the color of their skin, whatever language they speak, wherever they…

Here is a sign for Tan Nguyen

The people have been letting Tan Nguyen how they feel about his mismatched position on the issues that directly affect voters in the 47th District. Tan has flooded the district with signs, and here are a couple of signs for Tan:

May 1st Boycott Events

I’ve already written about some events that are scheduled for Santa Ana [Here]. There are some other events going on locally: U.C. Irvine: 11 a.m. “May Day Teach-In” at plaza near the flag pole. At 2 p.m. people will car-pool to larger ralies. Los Angeles: Noon There will be a march and rally starting at…

Maids cleared in purse case

The rich Rancho Santa Margarita woman who fingered her three immigrant housekeepers of stealing her purse, prompting the feds to deport the three women, found her purse at a local restaurant. This is like the plot of a Will & Grace episode, minus the funny. “If they were non-Latino, they wouldn’t have been asked for…

Mater Dei High School Closed Monday

Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana decided on Friday that they will not hold classes on Monday due to the immigration demonstration that will be held in the civic center area that is not far from their campus. Pamela Coe, the school spokesperson, told the OC Register that the only reason for the closure…

What’s Up With OC Dems?

I’m a little late on this one, but the LA Times ran a piece on the 35th State Senate District primary results, and I found a few of the chunks of this article interesting: …most Democratic strategists think Caballero shouldn’t get his hopes up. Mark Petracca, a political science professor at UC Irvine, points out…