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Rancho Santiago Faculty Assn. Releases Endorsements

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The Faculty Association of Rancho Santiago Community College District announced their endorsements for the 2012 general election this morning. In addition the Association issued recommendations on the bond initiative for the college district and three statewide initiatives. From the release: The Faculty Association of Rancho Santiago Community College District has chosen to make the following endorsements…

Irvine Republicans Up to Old Tricks Again

The expression is those who fail to learn from the past are destined to repeat it, and in the case of the current crop of Republican candidates for Mayor and City Council, it’s not so much a failure to learn from the past but a denial that the past ever happened to begin with. Case…

Mitt’s Missed Chance

GOP Presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney was in Costa Mesa last night. Across the street from Mitt’s fundraiser, the OC GOP Central Committee had gathered at a nearby hotel.  According to sources, several members of the Central Committee were hoping their Party’s candidate for the Oval Office would drop by for an…

Pulido, Benavides Schedule Fundraisers

The race for Santa Ana mayor is on but late for both major candidates.  Mayor Miguel Pulido announced his first fundraiser for early next month while council member David Benavides will hold a fundraiser this Thursday.  These first fundraisers for both Pulido and Benavides are much later than most campaigns might care to admit.  …

Sharon Quirk-Silva Gains Key Education Endorsements for AD-65

  EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY OVERWHELMINGLY ENDORSES SHARON QUIRK-SILVA (Fullerton, CA) — California Teachers Association (CTA), California Federation of Teachers, California Faculty Association, California School Employees Association and California Teachers for Academic Excellence have all endorsed Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva for the 65th Assembly District. “With budget cuts looming and many school districts struggling to stay afloat,…