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50 years Ago Martin Luther King, Jr. Laid down a Challenge to America

Leaders of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom including Rabbi Joachim Prinz,, Eugene Carson Blake, Martin Luther King, Floyd McKissick, Matthew Ahmann & John Lewis lead a procession.  (Photo by Robert W. Kelley/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Dr. King laid down a challenge, one which we have yet to meet all the way. Today, there are those in the Republican party who would like nothing more than to drag our country back to the good old days of the 1960’s. We need to take up Dr. King’s challenge once again, and fight for equality, fight for justice, fight for jobs, and fight for the right of all Americans to vote, without the need for a government issued id.

Young Democrats Host Summer Event August 28

OCYD Board of Directors 2012 (Photo by Lou Delgado)

Yes, this is a press release, but it’s a pretty good one and it’s all about an exceptional event the Orange County Young Democrats are hosting next week.  And don’t let the word “young” hold you back.  I’m a non-voting member of the OCYD. On Wednesday, August 28th Orange County Young Democrats will host our…

County’s Computer System Disgrace Makes the IT Trades

Monkeys Spending Computer Money

Computerworld, a prominent information technology publication, has taken notice of the debacle that is Orange County’s computer network boondoggle with a story that ran this week. The headline references that 6,000 pages of specifications for the project and the dramatic cost increases and how the county is back to square one.

Solorio adds Key Labor Endorsements for State Senate Run

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

From a press release from State Senate candidate Jose Solorio: Solorio Receives Early and Important Labor Endorsements for his 2014 Senate Race These endorsements, plus a $450,000 campaign warchest, position Solorio as strong candidate in the 34th Senate District Santa Ana, CA – Community College Trustee Jose Solorio announces he has received an important statewide…