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New Letters from Latino Groups on Anaheim Districting

TheLiberalOC has the latest letters sent to the Anaheim City Council on districting from MALDEF and LULAC.  The first letter is from LULAC; it’s a final version updated from a draft copy we received last night: Tom Tait, Mayor City of Anaheim City Hall 200 S Anaheim Boulevard Anaheim, CA 92805 Dear Mayor Tait and…

Sanchez Explains her Statements on Larry King about Muslims

The following statement has been released by the Loretta Sanchez for Senate campaign in regards to remarks she made about Muslims on the Larry King show last week. Statement by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez: “As a member of Congress, I have maintained a strong friendship and partnership with the Muslim community for almost two decades. I…

Correa announces major Law Enforcement endorsement

National Latino Peace Officers Association Joins California Police Chiefs’ Association in Endorsing  Lou Correa in CA-46 Contest SANTA ANA, CA— Continuing to quickly line up wide-ranging support in his campaign for California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa collected a powerful, nationwide law enforcement endorsement from the National Latino Peace Officers Association. Today’s endorsement follows recent news that…

Anaheim Planning Commission Faces Contradiction in Rezoning Issue

The City of Anaheim’s Planning Commission will tonight consider an application for rezoning 1609 and 1615 Cerritos Avenue for multiple units per parcel.  An involved group of neighbors opposes this move and have gathered more than 500 signatures to stop this proposed rezoning. Per the neighborhood group, Cerritos was intended to be a quiet residential…

Sharon Quirk-Silva Issues Statement on Anaheim Districting Vote

QUIRK-SILVA: STATE INACTION ALLOWED ANAHEIM REDISTRICTING FIASCO   FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and Assembly candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva made the following statement regarding last week’s Anaheim City Council vote denying the creation of a city council district with a majority Latino population within the city’s boundaries. “I find the Anaheim Council’s denial of Latino residents’ voting rights appalling…

Correa Scores Important Labor Endorsement for CD-46

Securing an important organizational endorsement in his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa locked up support from the International Union of Operating Engineers (I.U.O.E.) Local 501. In a letter sent to the Correa for Congress campaign, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 501 Business Manager Edward J. Curly wrote: “I.U.O.E.…