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Melissa Fox Files for Irvine City Council

Sharon Quirk Silva (left) and Melissa Fox (center left) next to AD-73 candidate Wendy Gariella.  DPOC secretary Anita Narayana is on the right.

  IRVINE, CA     Irvine Community Services Commissioner Melissa Fox announced today that she has officially filed for an open seat on the Irvine City Council and qualified for the ballot in the November 8th General Election.  “As a business owner, attorney and Irvine Community Services Commissioner,” Fox stated. “I understand the relationship between strong, pro-resident…

Bao Nguyen and the Suicide Wing of the Democratic Party

Bao Nguyen, Garden Grove Mayor

Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen will be hosting a “political revolution” event next week aimed at furthering the Bernie Sanders campaign through congressional, US Senate, and state and local races.  While I’m delighted there’s finally some serious attention to all elections for progressives to engage and elect Democrats, I remain convinced Bernie Sanders isn’t the…

Sierra Club endorses Josh Newman for SD-29

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Fullerton: The Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club has just announced its endorsement of Josh Newman for California State Senator from the 29th State Senate District, in the 2016 election. “We are very pleased to announce today that the Sierra Club officially endorses Josh Newman for election,” said Sharon Koch, Angeles Chapter Chair. “We are…

Brandman endorsed by Loretta Sanchez and Tom Daly for Re-election to Anaheim City Council

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) with Anaheim council member Jordan Brandman in Costa Mesa

Anaheim council member Jordan Brandman has filed his nomination signatures for re-election to the Anaheim City Council a week after securing several high profile labor union endorsements.  Brandman announced in an email fundraising pitch that he has been endorsed by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CD-46) and State Assemblyman and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly (AD-69) for…

Gafcon issues statement on State Auditor’s Audit of Great Park Audit

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  California State Auditor Releases Report Criticizing City of Irvine’s Poor Governance of $1.7 Million Review of the Orange County Great Park Independent State Investigation Finds Flaws in the City’s Audit Process Compromised Audit’s Credibility SAN DIEGO, CA (August 9, 2016) – The City of Irvine exercised “poor governance” in its $1.7 million review of…