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Jay Chen: from School Board to College Board

Jay Chen (D) Candidate for Congress 39th District, CA (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Hot off the press; news on Jay Chen’s candidacy for Mt. San Antonio Community College Board.  He ran for Congress a few years ago. I’m excited to announce my candidacy for Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees, Area 5!   Serving Hacienda La Puente for two terms has been a great honor, and I’m…

Rohrabacher Treasurer Accused of Embezzlement

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Longtime Orange County Republican operative Jack Wu, a former treasurer for the Dana Rohrabacher Congressional campaign, has been accused of embezzling $173,000 from the Congressman’s campaign offers.  Nick Gerda from the Voice of OC broke the story yesterday. From Gerda’s story: Rohrabacher and his campaign committee filed criminal complaints with county and state prosecutors Wednesday against…

Supreme Court Beats Down ACA Challenge; Loretta Sanchez Reacts

President Barack Obama Signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, March 23, 2010

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to preserve the Affordable Care Act, preserving “Obamacare” as the largest expansion in health coverage in 50 years.  While it’s a major defeat for Republicans, many must surely be breathing a sigh of relief because there is no plan for helping millions of people who depend on ACA for health insurance. …

Irvine City Official Filtered Town Hall Attendees based on Race

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We wrote about the “cancelled” Town Hall at the Cypress Village Community Center where Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and Council member Lynn Schott would hear concerns from neighbors of a FivePoint development who oppose Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial.  The literature and messages on the meeting seemed to indicate the Mayor and the Council member were all…