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Happy Birthday Lou

TheLiberalOC wishes State Senator Lou Correa the happiest of days.  We won’t be outing the Senator’s age.  And while we don’t fully agree with every issue the Senator vote on, it’s always a pleasure to speak with him at Community events and fundraisers.  Have a great day Lou!

Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers Respond to Felony Conviction of Superintendent Hubbard

Jeffery Hubbard, Superintendent of The Newport Mesa School District was convicted on Monday, January 23rd  on 2 counts of misappropriation of funds in relation to giving one of his subordinates $20,000 in bonuses and a car allowance increase without board approval when he was with the Beverly Hills School Board. UPDATE: In a special Board Meeting today, the…

Who has the Early Big Money Advantage in AD-69?

Fundraising reports for the end of 2011 aren’t due in for another week and a half, but contributions made to candidates over $5,000 are already posted on the Secretary of State’s website. The early big money fundraising advantage in AD-69 goes to labor activist Julio Perez with $31,200.  You can see his contributions here.  Next…

No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

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The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…

JFK’s Inaugural Address Still Inspires Today

“Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You; Ask What You Can Do For Your Country.” Words uttered 51 years ago today by President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address continue to be a source of inspiration to Americans everywhere.  But 51 years is a long time ago and a new generation of…

Fullerton Recall is On

Hat tip to the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog, but the recall of three conservative members of the Fullerton City Council is on; The deadline for filing is close and organizers say they have turned in more than enough signatures to trigger a recall election. From the post on FFFF: The individual totals are: Don…