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People’s Map is Back On

Hat tip to Anaheim Blog and the OJ Blog with news that the People’s Map was re-instated unanimously last night by the Anaheim City Council and the sequencing giving one Latino majority seat in District 3 will be part of the 2016 elections. While District 2 was left off the election cycle for this November,…

No Trolls on City of Costa Mesa’s News Blog

The city of Costa Mesa has launched a news blog for 2016, but if you’re looking to leave comments it’s not set up for that. Here’s the news release: The city of Costa Mesa’s Communications and Marketing team has launched Costa Mesa Connected, a blog site that is intended to be a source of news…

Happy New Year

Goodbye 2015! Hello 2016.  Thanks for reading us (and that includes all of our friends at the Orange Juice Blog who read every word). We’ll remind you deadlines approach for fundraising so if you can, give to your favorite candidate before midnight tonight.  Don’t drink and drive.  Enjoy the Rose Parade.

Someone Jerry Brown needs to pardon

On Christmas Eve, word came down that California Governor Jerry Brown had pardoned actor Robert Downey Jr. for past drug offenses committed in the late 1990s.  It remains a Christmas eve ritual of the governor who also pardoned about 90 people mostly for minor infractions for drugs, robbery and burglary.  Next Christmas, if not sooner,…

Bao Nguyen uses Correa’s CD-46 Poll to Bolster His Own Progressive Credentials

Remember that poll in the CD-46 race issued by Lou Correa’s campaign?  The one that showed the former State Senator well ahead of all other challengers for Loretta Sanchez’s congressional seat (including the 2014 losing Republican candidate)?  And remember how our friends at the OrangeJuice blog offered a long, hard and largely unreadable explanation of…