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Register will Move to Anaheim in 2017

OC Register Headquarters

After 111 years, the Register will move its headquarters and editorial offices to Anaheim, just south of Angels Stadium off the 57 freeway.  The paper will continue to be published in Santa Ana but will eventually be printed at the chain’s press based in Riverside County. Here’s some details from the Register itself: “The Register’s…

DPOC Central Committee-Elect Vong Nguyen Re-registers as Republican for Coast Community College Seat

Vong Nguyen

There was no election for DPOC Central Committee members in AD-72 last June; six seats open and only six candidates running, so one of those elected/appointed was Vong Nguyen, who is also a candidate for a seat on the Coast Community College Board. Last week, citing poor support from Democrats for his race, Nguyen re-registered…

Shea Reschedules Pro-Developer Agenda Item to Yom Kippur; No Respect for Irvine’s Jewish Council Members


Irvine Council Member Christina Shea has rescheduled an agenda item that was supposed to be heard in late September to the city’s October 11 council meeting, to exclude Beth Krom and Jeff Lalloway who are both Jewish and won’t attend the meeting because it conflicts with Yom Kippur.  By eliminating Krom and Lalloway from the…

Garden Grove Firefighters Endorse Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6


Garden Grove, Calif. – Garden Grove Firefighters of IAFF Local 2005, have endorsed Kim Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council, District 6.  This distinguished and dedicated association of Garden Grove Firefighters represents over 100 men and women who keep our city safe and who have long proven their courage and devotion to serving the greater…

With Tait Endorsement, Moreno and Ferraras embrace support from County’s Most Anti-Labor Mayor

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, (c) 2014, (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

It bears noting that while the marriage is seldom perfect, organized labor unions and the Democratic Party in Orange County  are married to each other and often have the same interests in mind even if they take different paths to the same destination. There is no other elected official in Orange County more anti-labor than…

Loretta Sanchez endorses Vince Sarmiento for Re-Election in Santa Ana

Councilman Vince Sarmiento (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

SANTA ANA – Santa Ana Councilmember Vicente Sarmiento announced today that U.S. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has formally endorsed his re-election to the Santa Ana City Council.  “I am proud to have Congresswoman Sanchez’s support and confidence,” said Sarmiento, who presently serves as the City’s Mayor Pro Tem.  “An asset to Orange County and our community,…