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Jesus Silva to run for Fullerton City Council

Sharon Quirk-Silva

Jesus Silva, the husband of AD-65 candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva and one of the most liked figures in OC political circles, has announced he’s a candidate for Fullerton City Council. Here’s what he posted on Facebook Thursday: “I will be running for Fullerton City Council. Looking forward to being out in the community and hearing from…

Bernie’s Thrown Away His Shot

Bernie Sanders in Nevada

With each passing day without endorsing the presumptive Democratic Party nominee, the influence that Senator Bernie Sanders could have had over the Democratic Party platform wanes. Candidates who finish second don’t get to set terms or call the shots.  And for his supporters, withholding support for Secretary Clinton because you’re #BernieOrBust just makes it all…

Kim Nguyen Announces for Garden Grove City Council

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From the Kim Bernice Nguyen campaign — Kim Bernice Nguyen has announced her candidacy for Garden Grove City Council, District 6. This November will be the first time the City of Garden Grove elects their councilmembers by District Election. Ms. Nguyen is the creator of the district map that was unanimously passed by the current…

California Needs High Speed Rail

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, PA on an Amtrak Acela train, February 7, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

It’s a holiday weekend and the highways will be jammed and the airports full.  Enjoy that middle seat in coach.  After experiencing the joy of traveling via high speed rail in Europe last week, I’d just like to know why its taking so long in California. We’re warned about long lines and spotty service of…

DEM WHIP STENY HOYER BACKS LOU CORREA FOR CONGRESS

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

  SANTA ANA, CA — In a bombshell announcement, today former State Senator Lou Correa landed a high powered endorsement from House Democratic Whip and Congressman Steny Hoyer in his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District. In announcing his support of Correa, Democratic Whip and Congressman Steny Hoyer released the following statement: “I am proud to endorse former State Senator…