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OCYD announces endorsements for November elections

Lorri Galloway

This started as a post about how Dr. Jose Moreno scored the endorsement of the Orange County Young Democrats and then I caught myself and realized it would be unfair to the other great candidates who have been endorsed by OCYD (and we still have the best photo of Dr. Moreno of ANY blog out…

A Letter from Beth Krom to Irvine Voters

Councilmember Beth Krom welcomes Pelosi.

I’ve known Beth Krom long before I ever got involved in political blogging; it all started when she came to speak to my cub scout pack about the plans for the Great Park just after she and Larry Agran led the fight to stop the airport.  If you’ve been a homeowner in Irvine prior to…

Sanchez’s Congressional Opponent “A Person of Interest” in Stealing Campaign Signs in Lake Forest

Adam Nick

The OC Register is reporting that Adam Nick, a Lake Forest city council member who is challenging Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez in CD-46 next month, is a “person of interest” in a sign stealing incident in Lake Forest. According to the paper, Nick was caught will several campaign signs belonging to lake Forest council candidate Scott Voigts at 2AM…

Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign Launched by the NFL

Eli-Home-AD

If you spent any time catching this weekend’s NFL games, you’ll note the League’s Better-late-than–never Public Service campaign about domestic violence awareness.  The PSA is slick and very well done and you can read more about it and see the spot here.  This is one of those issues that the NFL might want to focus…

Mayor Choi’s Anti-China & Pakistan Fiasco

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

Choi Insults Community and Gets Confronted by Anti-Defamation League for his Bigotry – “Your remarks generalizing terrorism and the Taliban to Karachi denigrated the Pakistani community and demonized an entire group of people. Irvine is no place for hate. As Mayor of Irvine, you bear a special responsibility to both challenge and distance yourself from hateful rhetoric.”