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Vets Cemetery Groundbreaking is Set for Next Week; CalVet Won’t Approve Until June 2018

We’re reminded regularly that Veterans deserve our respect because they fought for our freedom and our rights.  No one disputes this.  And while there’s broad support for a Veteran’s Cemetery in Irvine, there is much disagreement over where it should be located. I bring up the first point because Freedom of Speech and the right…

Education Leader Al Jabbar Stands With Ashleigh Aitken for Anaheim Mayor

Anaheim, CA—Al Jabbar, a Trustee for the Anaheim Union High School and a highly respected community activist announced today he’s enthusiastically endorsing Ashleigh Aitken for Anaheim Mayor. “Ashleigh will work to further improve collaboration to make the city a better partner with our schools so that we can increase student success,” said Al Jabbar, Anaheim…

OC Young Democrats: Statement Concerning Sexual Harassment Committed By Local Democratic Leaders.

The below press release was sent to TheLiberalOC yesterday afternoon from Danielle Serbin, the chair of the Orange County Young Democrats and not their publicity chair.  From the announcement, Serbin owns the announcement and it appears this was issued by her but with the support of the full board which is her right to do…

Anaheim “Welcoming City” Recommendations Place Symbolism Over Solid Policy

  Earlier this month, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB54 into law making California a “sanctuary state.”  The new law takes effect in January and it limits who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities.  Of course, the Trump administration’s Justice Department went nuts over…

HARLEY ROUDA SURPASSES $600,000 RAISED IN BID AGAINST DANA ROHRABACHER

  Strong Fundraising Figure Demonstrates Rouda’s Potent Force in CA-48 Contest   LAGUNA BEACH, CA — Serving as further evidence of his formidability in the race against incumbent Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and for California’s 48th Congressional District seat, today technology entrepreneur and Democrat Harley Rouda’s campaign announced that he had topped $600,000 raised for his campaign. At the end of…