Mike Lawson

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…

Looks like Harman v.s. Caballero

Martin Wiscokol at The OC Register wrote today that the Registrar of Voters will probably reaffirm Tom Harman’s victory in the primary for the 35th State Senate District. Harman’s Republican opponent Diane Harkey called for a recount. If Harman’s success is reaffirmed, he will face Democrat Larry Caballero in the June 6th general election. The…

Soldier from Anaheim killed in Iraq

Anaheim resident, and Western High School graduate, Raymond L. Henry was killed Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded near the Stryker armored vehicle he was in during a patrol in Mosul. Henry is the 27th brave Orange County soldier that has given his life in Iraq or Afghanistan. [OC Register Story]