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It’s OUR Health Care, So We Need to Take Action

Last weekend, our fine Governor vetoed legislation that would have given us a chance to truly begin reforming our broken health care system. The State Legislature tried to expand access to affordable health care and control costs for consumers, but our lovely Governator wants none of that. He’d rather just force all of us to…

Tell Arnold Next Week That Our Health Care Matters

Are you still mad at Arnold for saying he will veto real health care reform? And would you like to do something about this? If so, join It’s OUR Healthcare for a vigil in front of the Governor’s office in LA. There will be movie screenings, protest actions, and prayer services happening throughout this 48…

Governor signs bill to prevent party-switching

Many of you remember a while back when folks paid by Republican Party were found to have switched voters’ party affiliation without their consent. This led to re-evaluation of a “bounty” program for voter registrations. Nearly 300 voters in Orange County became Republicans without their knowledge or consent. Yesterday, the Governator signed a AB 452…

Speeding Our Way to San Pedro… To Save Trestles

In case you haven’t heard, there’s some new news regarding the Toll Road to Trestles. First off, we have a report from staff at the Coastal Commission that isn’t all that delighted to see a toll road built through San Onofre State Park… The proposed Foothill South toll road would likely drive an endangered mouse…

Obama OC Goes to Vegas, Baby!

Wow, what a weekend I’ve had! There’s nothing like taking a vacation that doesn’t just make me feel better, but also helps me make a difference. And this weekend, I’ve actually had a chance to do that here in Las Vegas as I joined many of my friends from Obama OC for a “Drive for…