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Sanchez will remain Neutral in CD-46 Race

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, who’s running for US Senate and will surrender her seat to one of four Democratic candidates, attended a house party for Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen in North Hollywood this past weekend at the home of LA County Democratic Party Chair Eric C. Bauman.  There are cozy photos of the candidates which have…

OJ Blog Lets Dunn Campaign Edit a Post

  Orange Juice blogger Vern Nelson put up a fawning post about CD-46 Congressional candidate Joe Dunn on Tuesday; the post was up for about five hours and yanked, only to re-appear about 36 hours later.  Nelson removed the post at the request of the Dunn campaign in order to correct a few factual errors. Correcting…

The Bao Nguyen for Congress Team Costs Me a New Stamp

In September, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen called my business line and asked me for a contribution to his congressional campaign.  I have a general rule not to make contributions to those I can’t personally vote for, but there are exceptions, and only one regret (I wrote a check to Paul Lucas once long before…

OC Supes approve Kraemer Site for Homeless Shelter

The Orange County Board of Supervisors will purchase an empty building in Anaheim as the site of a new 200-bed year-round emergency shelter and multi-service center to serve the homeless. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to purchase the building and land at 1000 N. Kraemer Place in Anaheim. OC Community Resources, the department in charge of…

Truman Dinner Welcomes Jason Collins as Guest Speaker

Jason Collins – who made history becoming the first openly gay NBA basketball player – is joining OC Democrats this year at the Truman Awards. With the Supreme Court’s historic decision legalizing same-sex marriage, Jason is the perfect representative to talk about how far we have come as a country.   He will be speaking on…

Great Park Veterans Cemetery Moving Forward

Sharon Quirk-Silva, the former Assembly Rep from AD-65 who pushed legislation forward for the Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial, teased this news at her AD-65 fundraiser on Friday night in Santa Ana and the OC Register has the story. The Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial is moving forward faster than previous thought and…