Misha Houser

Jerry Brown Seeks to Overturn Proposition H8

BREAKING NEWS - State Attorney General Jerry Brown has asked the California Supreme Court today to invalidate Proposition H8. According to Brown, the November ballot measure banning gay marriage “deprives people of the right to marry, an aspect of liberty that the Supreme Court has concluded is guaranteed by the California Constitution.” Brown, who’s duty is to defend the…

Hilda Solis Picked for Labor Secretary

Congresswoman Hilda Solis, the only representative of Central American descent,  will be named as Obama’s pick for Labor Secretary according to the AP. Solis was re-elected in November for her fifth term representing California’s 23rd Congressional (including, Azusa, Baldwin Park, City Terrace, Covina, Duarte, El Monte, El Sereno, Irwindale, Rosemead, South El Monte, West Covina and parts…

Roof Collapses at North OC ROP

Anaheim, CA–A portion of the roof at the North OCROP, located on Loara in Anaheim, collapsed due to the rain this morning. Early reports say that five were injured, none seriously. The area which collapsed effected the section where medical assistant classes are held. Students were evacuated to the Ganahl Lumber facility across the street. More details…

Survivors Have Something to Be Thankful For

Abe the Miracle Cat Survives in the Ashes When I saw on my Facebook that Eric Kenney and his partner James Miller had lost everything in the Freeway Complex fire…except one of their two beautiful cats, miraculously surviving after being trapped in the burnt out shell of their former home for more than a day, I…

Miami judge rules against Florida gay adoption ban

This was just released by the AP wire: By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI – A judge on Tuesday ruled that a strict Florida law that blocks gay people from adopting children is unconstitutional, declaring there was no legal or scientific reason for sexual orientation alone to prohibit anyone from adopting. Miami-Dade Circuit…

Orange County Young Democrats Endorse Local Candidates

SANTA ANA, CA – The Orange County Young Democrats (OCYD) hosted the only endorsement meeting supported by young progressive Democrats in Orange County on Thursday, September 25th at Original Mike’s. Local candidates for elected office seeking the OCYD endorsement completed a comprehensive questionnaire providing details on their political background, reason for running, their position on…