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OC Labor Federation: Labor Day and Endorsements

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Hundreds of people participated in the 6th Annual OCLF Labor Day Celebration at the Santa Ana Zoo along with hundreds of union and community members. They were celebrating the labor movement and workers standing together, fighting for good jobs, bargaining to uplift workers and our communities.

The Cancer in OC’s Democratic Party

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It’s become increasingly apparent that Orange Juice blogger Greg Diamond’s “advocacy” on political matters is hurting the Democratic Party in Orange County and our candidates more than helping it.  His combative style, bullying tactics with those he disagrees with, and demands for attention in OC’s news media are a distraction at worst and a detriment at best when…

DPOC announces candidate endorsements for Fall election

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On Monday, the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) announced endorsements in various elections for this fall and not without some fireworks.  It takes 60 percent of the vote to earn an official party endorsement.  The two most interesting events were around a non-endorsement in the Santa Ana Mayor’s race and a “robust” discussion about…

Another Executive Scandal for County of Orange

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Carlos Bustamante goes on trial in November for allegedly assaulting several women he supervised as a senior executive at OC Public Works. Now, Voice of OC reported yesterday about an scandal involving senior executives in OC Parks who apparently directed almost $1 million in consulting contracts to a friend of former Deputy Director of OC Parks, Michael Brajdic.

A Tait Re-Election Could Spell an Angels Rejection

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The Angels are the proud owners of baseball’s best record and should they win the AL West, they’d have home field advantage throughout the playoffs and World Series.  And Angels fans ought to enjoy it while it lasts because if Tom Tait gets re-elected to the Mayor’s Chair in November, it just may be the…