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Foley Removed as Costa Mesa Mayor

Through outright political gamesmanship, Costa Mesa’s Katrina Foley was removed as mayor a year before she planned to run for the seat outright in a citywide election.  Sandy Genis, thought to be the swing vote on an anti-Jim Righeimer majority, has swung back and is now Mayor of Costa Mesa. From Costa Mesa’s Geoff West…

#MeToo Panel at OCYD Tonight

Chair Fran Sdao will be joining Jennifer Muir Beuthin, Kelsey Brewer and Jane K. Stoever on a panel moderated by Orange County Young Democrats’ President Danielle Serbin to discuss the importance of #MeToo and how we can take this movement to transform Orange County. Please be sure to attend this critical conversation at the OCYD…

It’s not about Hillary, it’s about Trump

I wrote a response to an OC Register opinion column from columnist Susan Shelley; her story ran October 29 and it focused on Hillary Clinton and the art of concealment and embraced the Trump message points on his Twitter feed as the special prosecutor’s investigation tightens around the inner circle of the Trump campaign. My…

Beth Krom weighs in on Irvine Veterans Cemetery Issue

As far as political candidates or elected officials go in Irvine, Beth Krom remains one of the city’s most popular and respected citizens to grace the dais at City Hall, whether as mayor or on the council, in the majority or the lone Democrat, her voice remains a force. She posted the note below on…