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Supporting Public Schools

Parents of public school children are being asked to contact their state legislators in Sacramento on cuts to public school funding.  Here’s some helpful data to get you through your call.  But fair warning.  If your state rep or state senator is a Republican, you might as well be talking to a stone wall.  They…

Vote for Me, Too!

OK, OK. Now that Dan’s written his personal plea, it’s time for me to get on my hands and knees as well. In case you forgot, I’m running to be a DNC Delegate for Hillary Clinton in the 47th Congressional District (Loretta Sanchez). The district covers most of Santa Ana, as well as parts of…

What Do YOU Think Should Be Done About the Education Budget?

“Budget cuts should not punish students and the future of this state,” Kaitlyn Spore, student representative to the district Board of Education and a Mission Viejo High senior, told the crowd. “It is our hope that we can send a strong message to the governor that education must be a priority.” Last night, some 4,000…

Another Purple County’s Turning Blue

Remember when Gila told you a short while ago about Ventura County flipping from red to blue as Democrats have now become a plurality in the once GOP stronghold? Well, guess what? It looks like yet another former GOP stronghold is about to go Democratic. I just got this in my inbox from Blue County,…

President of Chapman College Dems Awarded Woman of the Year by CA Young Democrats

This just in from OCYD: Chapman College Democrats President Julie Meigs is honored at this year’s California Democratic Party convention for her leadership with Chapman College Democrats. SANTA ANA, CA- The California Young Democrats have awarded Julie Meigs, the President of the Chapman College Democrats, as the California Young Democrats’ Woman of the Year. Julie…

From the Floor of the CA Dem Convention

Well, I’m sitting here waiting to see what happens with the Leno/Migden Senate endorsement battle. Yesterday Carole Migden won the caucus endorsement (55%) due to manipulation by Senate President Pro-tempore Don Perata. Don pressured Senate Dems to appoint their assigned convention delegates to people who live in the 3rd Senate District so that they could vote…