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Loretta Sanchez Endorses Ashleigh Aitken for Anaheim Mayor

Anaheim, CA—Former Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced today that she’s backing Ashleigh Aitken for Mayor of Anaheim. Sanchez represented Anaheim residents in Congress from 1997 until 2017 and received numerous accolades for her two decades of service to the community. “Ashleigh seeks input from all sides, listens, and then takes action. She’ll be a thoughtful Mayor…

Quirk-Silva Authors Law to Protect Veterans’ Health

  (SACRAMENTO) – Today, during Mental Health Awareness Week, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) announces that Assembly Bill 974 (AB 974) was signed into law, by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 974 will require all counties to submit an annual report to the legislature on Mental Health Services Act spending on clinical services provided to veterans.…

Hopes & Prayers for Gun Victims? OC’s GOP Congressional Delegation Voted to Allow Mentally Ill to Own Firearms

Another mass shooting in America and another round of “hopes and prayers” for the victims by elected officials who can actually do something about it. From Rep. Mimi Walters Facebook page, this:  Rep Mimi Walters · Yesterday at 4:50am · ‪Horrified and deeply saddened by the deadly shooting in Las Vegas. My heart and prayers…

Irvine’s Christina Shea Shows Where Her Priorities Lie; With Developers

The proposal to empower Irvine tax payers to directly influence ongoing development issues that the developer-beholden Irvine City Council majority seems to rubber stamp regularly is causing fear from those who will lose influence should Irvine for Responsible Growth’s ballot measure pass. The draft proposal hadn’t yet been cleared by the city clerk’s office and already there…