Senator Correa requested tickets for the two activists who had waited in line, and then made a phone call to the White House to explain the situation. At long last, Rudder’s efforts were going to pay off, but she was as yet unaware of her change of luck.
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Liberal OC contributor Steve Perez said he was within the first 400 until people rushed to the front. Now he estimates around 800 people are in front of him. He’s been there since 11:45 last night. Perez says he stayed up all night chatting with linemates instead of pitching a tent and sleeping.
Orange County State Legislators are invited and attending a critical budget forum in Garden Grove on Friday, February 13th, 2009 with the community of Orange County to expose the devastation the proposed cuts will have on people with disabilities, elderly, and the people that serve them. Experts and recipients of human services, unemployment, housing, and education give testimony to these vital issues that could be cut or lost if the Governors budget proposal gets passed.
From Misha Houser and BillÂ Spaulding at the Inauguration in Washington, D.C. We arrived at the National Mall around 7am, after a brisk 2 mile walk from the last operating bus stop in Foggy Bottom (DC neighborhood). We walked to the ticketed section line and walked with approximately 200K of our closest friends… and I say…
“It is also an indication of the new Presidentâ€™s commitment to being the President of all the people. I am humbled and overjoyed at this invitation, and it will be my great honour to be there representing The Episcopal Church, the people of New Hampshire, and all of us in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.”
President-elect Barack Obama appoints Brian Bond as Deputy Director of White House office of Public Liaison.
Cartoon by: Michael Derry Michael Derry is an illustrator and animator working in Los Angeles. He has done work for print, the web, and television. He had his first solo art show in Los Angeles in July. His comic strip “Troy” has been running in alternative papers for the past ten years.