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California Political news and opnion from a liberal viewpoint.

25 World AIDS Days Later – Looking Forward!

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On an afternoon in August 1988, I learned that I had tested positive for HIV infection. The doctor told me not to worry just come back in 6 months and get tested again. As far as I knew then, I had just been given a death sentence so I just went about my life thinking I would be dead in a year or so.

The Force is with us! Chris Norby Concedes

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Last night, after the Orange County Registrar of Voters released the latest ballot count, Orange County Assemblyman Chris Norby conceded defeat. Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva has expanded her lead over Assemblyman Norby in the 65th Assembly district contest to 3,348 votes.

It’s Not All About the Swing-States

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If you watch the cable news channels you may have gotten the impression that the only place where voters matter is in the swing-states. At times it seems the two presidential candidates are running for President of Virginwiscoflohiowa. While that election is getting all the attention, there are some important votes in California that could swing the balance of political power away from middle-class Californians for years to come.