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FPPC is Investigating Irvine Council Member Christina Shea

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) says Irvine Council Member Christina Shea is the subject of an “existing investigation” prior to receiving a formal complaint on Shea from TheLiberalOC. In a letter dated January 22, 2016, the FPPC informed this blog that “since the allegations in your complaint are the subject of an existing investigation,…

Sanchez adds Important Union Endorsement for US Senate

Hot off the press from the Loretta Sanchez for US Senate campaign: Today, the California Association of Letter Carriers announced their support and endorsement of Loretta Sanchez in her bid to replace retiring U.S Senator Barbara Boxer, citing Loretta’s support and advocacy of their issues during her two decades of service in the United States House…

Carlos Bustamante Sentenced

Former Santa Ana Council member and Republican Party prodigy Carlos Bustamante was sentenced to a year in jail today. Here’s the press release from the District Attorney’s office:   ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE TONY RACKAUCKAS, District Attorney FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Case # 12CF1964 Date: January 22, 2016 FORMER SANTA ANA CITY COUNCILMAN AND…

CATER’S Form 990 still not on file with IRS

In August, we published this post that showed the folks who run CATER (the Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility) hadn’t filed their Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service. It’s been about five full months since this story and we checked in with the IRS today only to discover that’s still no Form…

Correa Calls for Greater Transit Access in Santa Ana

The Voice of OC reported on the OCTA possibly cutting two routes from mass transit service in Santa Ana citing declining ridership.  It’s drawn fire from the community which relies on public transportation in OC the most. Former State Senator Lou Correa is calling on the OCTA and the Santa Ana City council to keep…

Kang Endorsed for State Senate by Tri-Counties Democratic Club

The Tri-Counties Democratic has unanimously endorsed Sukhee Kang in the open 29th Senate District seat, which is at the confluence of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. The club, based in Diamond Bar, encompasses Democratic activists in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. The 29th District is located at the confluence of Orange,…