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FPPC Poised to Fine Fullerton Developer Tony Bushala Over 2012 Mailer


The Fair Political Practices Commission will decide next week whether to fine Fullerton developer Tony Bushala, the former blogger for Friends for Fullerton’s Future, $2,000 over irregularities in a political mail issued in the 2012 election designed to hurt Fullerton City Council member Jan Flory. In the meeting next week, the Commission will review what really is…

Melissa Fox announces new bid for Irvine City Council

Melissa Fox talking with people in the district

Irvine city commissioner Melissa Fox has announced that’s she’s a candidate for Irvine City Council.  Here’s her letter to supporters that came out this morning: I am running for Irvine City Council. I love Irvine. Our beautiful parks, our thriving communities, our small businesses, our first-rate schools, our dedicated and professional police department and low…


OCYD Logo-wide

    Orange, CA, February 10, 2016– The Orange County Young Democrats will hold their annual executive board elections this Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM located at El Torito, 3520 The City Way, Orange, CA. OCYD members will also cast their votes to determine who the organization should support in contested primary races.…

Bao Backs Bernie for President

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Hot off the press: Garden Grove, CA – On the day of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Presidential Primary Election, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen has officially announced his endorsement of Bernie Sanders.   Nguyen, who is running an insurgent campaign for Congress against two better known and more centrist Democrats, released the following statement:  “It’s going to…

OC ADAs Endorse Correa for Congress in CD-46

Loretta Sanchez and Lou Correa at OCYD Clinton Awards

Former State Senator Lou Correa snags the endorsement of the Assistant District Attorneys Civic Action Committee in the race for CD-46.  Here’s the press release:   SANTA ANA, CA— Continuing to lock up important public safety support as he campaigns to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa won a…

FPPC Confirms an Investigation of Irvine Council Member Christina Shea

Christina Shea

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has informed TheLiberalOC is investigating Irvine Council member Christina Shea. A February 5, 2016 letter to us states: “…The Enforcement Division of the Fair Political Practices Commission will investigate the allegation(s), under the jurisdiction of the Commission, of the sworn compliant you submitted in the above-referenced matter.  You will…