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Hispanic 100 Reception at Sarmiento Home Irks OC Democrats

Over the weekend, my email box was filled with emails from readers complaining about a reception for the Hispanic 100 at the home of Santa Ana councilman Vince Sarmiento which was attended by a number of Santa Ana residents and Democrats.  The reception welcomed Josefina Vazquez Mota (in the white outfit), a conservative candidate for…

Sanchez, DPOC Disappointed with OC BoS Over Politicizing Healthcare

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro have both issued statements regarding the politicization of healthcare by the County’s Board of Supervisors.  Barbaro and the DPOC released the following statement: Today, DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro added his voice to the growing number of concerned citizens in condemning last week’s decision by the Orange County…

AD-69 Debate Scheduled

The candidates for AD-69 will participate in their first debate on March 29; the event is sponosred by Los Amigos of Santa Ana and will be conducted entirely in Spanish (with Englsh translation).  The details are below.  At last word, all candidates have accepted with the exception of Santa Ana City council member Michele Martinez.…

Progressive Politics with Loretta Sanchez

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez held a fundraiser and get together at her Santa Ana home this afternoon and laid out her plan to seek re-election.  For OC Democrats, it was sweet music.  Sanchez plans to work hard to earn every vote and she isn’t taking this race for granted.  Namely, Sanchez has 80,000 new constituents, mostly…

A Public Service Reminder about This Weekend

Daylight Savings Time begins at 1AM Sunday, so on Saturday night we recommend all Liberals do the right thing and set your clocks forward one hour.  1AM becomes 2AM, and yes that lost hour of sleep is going to suck. If you’re conservative, set your CALENDARS back about 60 years to those Ozzie and Harriet…