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The (First) Battle of the Nguyens Is Finally Over

Yes, Orange County, the longest and possibly most bizarre election battle we’ve ever seen in our lifetimes has FINALLY come to a close. The California Supreme Court denied Trung Nguyen’s appeal. OK, so you don’t believe me? Ask Tomahawk at Red County. You know, I almost want to shed a tear or four right now.…

Remember: You Can Vote Early for the Next Election!

I just got this special alert from CREDO Action. This is something you don’t want to miss. And btw, don’t forget to go to OCVote.com to find out how to register to vote early by voting by mail! Early voting is starting as early as April 29. Be counted. Vote early. Early voting sites and…

Don’t Miss This Year’s CDC Convention!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. The CDC Convention’s going to Fresno this year… Along with a whole LOT of excitement! Check out what I just got from the California Democratic Council: Superdelegates Panel Planned for CDC Convention Los Angeles, April 27, 2008 — CDC President Henry Vandermeir announced today that next weekend’s CDC Convention…

Earth Day 2008

Earth Day is this Tuesday April 22, 2008.  I figure, since the earth is such a big place it may take some people, like global warming denier Mark Landsbaum over at the Register’s Orange Punch Blog, a little time to warm up to the idea of celebrating love for our planet. I thought it best…

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…