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Fountain Valley POA Backs Schatzle for Superior Court Judge

  The Fountain Valley Police Officers’ Association (FVPOA) became the eleventh major public safety organization to announce their support of Karen Schatzle’s insurgent campaign for Superior Court Judge today.   “Karen Schatzle is a smart, tough, and ethical public servant,” said FVPOA Vice-President Henry Hsu. “The Fountain Valley Police Officers’ Association is proud to join with…

Supreme Court Upholds Local Ban on Assault Weapons

This just in from the LA Times:  “…the Supreme Court on Monday rejected a 2nd Amendment challenge to a local law that forbids the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons that carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The justices by a 7-2 vote refused to review rulings by judges in Chicago who upheld a…

OC’s Muir and Perez join California’s Labor Federation Executive Board

    The executive board of the California Labor Federation, which represents more than 2.1 million workers statewide, voted this week to appoint two Orange County labor leaders to its ranks.  Jennifer Muir, General Manager for the Orange County Employees Association, and Julio Perez, Executive Director for the Orange County Labor Federation were appointed during…

Candidate Urges Voters to “Join Gang for a Better Irvine”

Iyad Afalqa, who leads the Irvine Democratic Club, posted this sign from Republican Mayor Candidate gang Chen on Facebook this afternoon and I did a double take.  It’s obvious someone needs a political consultant. Gang Chen is the Chinese-American candidate with a mayoral platform that doesn’t seem to understand or distinguish the duties of Mayor from…

Al Jabbar Dual Endorses Joe Dunn and Lou Correa for Congress

This in from the Joe Dunn for Congress campaign: Local School Board Leader and Democratic Party Activist Al Jabbar Backs Joe Dunn for Congress   Santa Ana, Calif. – Anaheim Union High School District Trustee Al Jabbar has endorsed Joe Dunn for California’s 46th Congressional District, announced the Dunn campaign.   Jabbar is a well-known…