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International Longshore and Warehouse Union Locals Endorse Loretta Sanchez for U.S Senate

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, (c) 2010,

Hot off the press from the Loretta Sanchez for US Senate campaign:  February 5, 2016 – Support from organized labor groups continues to grow for Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s bid to replace Senator Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate, with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 13 and 94 both announcing their endorsements of…

Harris the Senate Candidate vs. Harris the AG

Kamala Harris in Laguna Beach, January 2016

We get a ton of email from candidates of all stripes for just about every office; and we have no problem running formal press releases of candidates for major office.  Which brings me to California AG and US Senate candidate Kamala Harris, who made her first major visit to OC since the 2015 Democratic convention…

Sanchez adds Important Union Endorsement for US Senate

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Hot off the press from the Loretta Sanchez for US Senate campaign: Today, the California Association of Letter Carriers announced their support and endorsement of Loretta Sanchez in her bid to replace retiring U.S Senator Barbara Boxer, citing Loretta’s support and advocacy of their issues during her two decades of service in the United States House…

LACDP calls on Kamala Harris to investigate Exxon


Last night, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party unanimously passed a resolution calling upon California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate Exxon Mobil and fellow fossil fuel companies for potential breaches of California law based on their 1970s-era research into the science of climate change, then pouring millions into manufacturing doubt and denial of climate…

To Obscurity… and Beyond!

Buzz Moorlach: "To Obscurity, and Beyond!"

The final vote tally has been certified by Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley, and John Moorlach has been elected by just under 8 percent of registered voters to represent them in 37th State Senate. The seat was recently vacated by carpetbagger, or non-resident, Mimi Walters who has moved on to the United States House of Representatives…

Kashkari Abandons Poverty as a GOP Issue


Neel Kashkari, who has been mentioned as a contender in the race for Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat, has made a lot of noise about poverty last year, but has been silent on the issue since Election Day. And now that Kashkari has been mentioned as a possible Republican candidate for US Senate, it’s worth revisiting this…

Brown Sets Ambitious Environmental Goals for Future

California Gov. Jerry Brown gestures while delivering his inaugural address at the state Capitol Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Sacramento, CA. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) ( Rich Pedroncelli )

Yesterday, Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown took the oath of office for Governor for the fourth time. Unless existing term limit laws are changed, Brown will be the only four-term Governor for the State of California. In his inaugural address, Brown highlighted the differences in the state of California’s fiscal health since his inauguration four years ago.