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Harris announces OC Endorsements for Senate

California AG and US Senate candidate Kamala Harris has announced a handful of Orange County Democratic endorsements leading up to Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s anticipated announcement and this weekend’s Democratic Party convention. Laguna Beach Councilwoman Toni Iseman, Huntington Beach Mayor Jill Hardy; Fullerton Councilwoman Jan Flory; La Palma Councilman Steve Shanahan; Laguna Woods Mayor Cynthia Conners; Buena…

Loretta Sanchez to launch Senate Bid Thursday

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will formally announce her bid for US Senate tomorrow according to the Hill. Sanchez will announce her candidacy at the Santa Ana Train Station a day before the California Democratic Party Convention gets underway in Anaheim this weekend. From the story: Sanchez will announce her bid during a press conference at the…

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Backs Kang for State Senate

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today endorsed Sukhee Kang in the open 29th Senate District, located at the confluence of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. “Sukhee Kang, who like so many came to the United States as an immigrant, is an American success story,” Jones said. “He is smart, disciplined, dedicated to public…

Irvine Council Majority to spend more Taxpayer dollars on Political Witch hunt

Tuesday afternoon (a 3:30 pm start), the Republican Irvine city council majority will convene to approve what’s expected to be hundreds of thousands of dollars for Aleshire and Wynder, the investigators of the Great Park don’t-call-it-a-forensic-audit to pursue tolling agreements from Great Park contractors targeted in their investigation. The city council will approve a budget…

Requiescat in Pace, Eileen Algaze

This morning, my heart is heavy with thoughts of my friend Eileen Algaze, who passed away Saturday night after a long battle with cancer.  And even though I miss my friend, I’m heartened to know she left this mortal coil surrounded by her family and, with great courage, defied cancer to truly live each day…

Kang’s SD-29 Campaign Lands Key Endorsement

Senate Pr­­esident Pro Tempore Kevin de León today endorsed Sukhee Kang as the Democratic candidate in the open 29th Senate District, which encompasses parts of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties De León, the first Latino leader of the state Senate in 130 years, said, “Sukhee Kang represents everything that is great about the…