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Sanchez backs Obama’s Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today released the following statement in response to several initiatives introduced by the Administration to combat human trafficking, announced by President Obama this morning at the Clinton Global Initiative. The President announced an Executive Order that outlines prohibitions on trafficking-related activities that will apply to all federal contractors and subcontractors. The…

IUSD Candidate’s Forum set for October 9

  It seems the most competitive election in Irvine is race for three open seats for the Irvine School Board.  And on October 9, voters will get a chance to see what the candidates are made of in a forum hosted by the Irvine PTA Council. Details are as follows: Irvine Unified Council PTA, which…

Solorio to Hold Fundraiser for Rancho Board

While State Rep. Jose Solorio is running unopposed for the Rancho Board, he was one of the biggest victims in the Kindee Durkee scandal and rebuilding his warchest is smart politics for the Assemblyman.  While several of us think santa Ana Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez, who’s running for the same board but a different seat,…

Endorsements Continue to Rack Up for Benavides

Orange County’s “First Responders” Back David Benavides for Mayor Earns Support of Police, Sheriffs and Firefighters Based on No-Nonsense Attitude Toward Public Safety   Santa Ana, CA– Applauding his commitment to public safety throughout his career in public service, the Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs (OC COPS) and the Orange County Professional Firefighters…

A Once in a Lifetime Event

The SpaceShuttle Endeavor has arrived in Southern California and as luck would have it, a business meeting placed me downtown at 10:30AM.  At the end of the meeting, I was invited to the rooftop of the Los Angeles Times to view the shuttle’s arrival. NASA is a federal program that both parties can be proud…