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SAUSD Trustee Ceci Inglesias declares war on Teachers

We’ve been trying to get to this story for a while and it just keeps getting better. Santa Ana Unified Trustee Ceci Iglesias, who is a staffer for Republican State Senator Bob Huff, has decided it’s the fault of SAUSD teachers that Santa Ana’s school kids do poorly on standardized tests. She’s taken to social…

Register’s Chapter 11 should be no cause for Joy at OC Weekly

Most everyone enjoyed that extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning but OC Weekly editor-in-chief Gustavo Arellano put out this story at 5:17 AM with much glee under the standing column of OC Register Death Watch.  From the piece: “Yesterday, multiple, trustworthy sources who requested anonymity told me the Register’s parent company planned to file…

Voters will decide on Orange County’s Ethics Commission

Editors note: we reached out to Shirley Grindle, OC’s political watchdog, for her thoughts on the proposed Ethics Commission ballot measure for next June; she offered her thoughts below:   For the past 10 years, I have made several attempts to convince the County Board of Supervisors to establish what is commonly referred to as…

Correa scores another huge Labor endorsement for CD-46

Underscoring Lou Correa’s growing strength with labor unions, this announcement from the Correa camp on a key endorsement. International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36 Backs Lou Correa for CA-46 SANTA ANA, CA— Electrifying his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa won a sought-after…

Is Correa Labor’s candidate for CD-46?

The betting money on which CD-46 congressional candidate that would get Labor’s support seemed to be on former State Senator Joe Dunn.  But lately, it’s looking more likely that former State Senator Lou Correa is the choice of Labor.  Correa’s team issued the news release below this morning announcing an endorsement from State Senator Tony…

Sharon Quirk-Silva gains support from Anaheim School Leaders

 FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced endorsements from five Anaheim school trustees. Anaheim City School Trustees David Robert (D.R.) Heywood, Ryan Ruelas, and Dr. José Moreno (ret.), and Anaheim Union High School District Trustees Al Jabbar and Anne Marie Randle-Trejo have all signed on to Quirk-Silva’s bid to return…