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Kang Kicks off Congressional Campaign Feb 18

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang, who steered the city of Irvine through the toughest economy in decades and emerged with a $20 million reserve without cutting services or laying off employees, will formally launch his bid for Congress in CD-45 this coming Saturday. Volunteers will gather at 20 Lake Road in Irvine from noon to 1:30…

Rep. John Campbell Voted Against STOCK Act in Congress

The  Wall Street Journal is reporting that Orange County Congressman Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) was one of two Congressional representatives who voted against the STOCK Act (the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge) which passed the House by a vote of 417-2.  Campbell, one of the richest men in government, was joined in voting no by  Rep.…

Saigon Broadcasting Television Network Petitions the White House for Human Rights in Viet Nam

The Saigon Broadcasting Television Network and friends based in Orange County’s Little Saigon community have launched an aggressive campaign seeking at least 25,000 electronic signatures to President Barrack Obama to protest the arrest of activists as human rights violations by the Vietnamese government.  Take a moment to sign the petition below and it doesn’t matter if you’re Vietnamese  https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions#!/petition/stop-expanding-trade-vietnam-expense-human-rights/53PQRDZH SBTN’s…

Rep. John Campbell’s Republican Challenger to Host an Event in OC

    After the lines for congressional districts were redrawn, you’d think Republicans would leave incumbent office holders alone.  But conservation Republican John Webb of Orange County (to the right in the short sleeve blue shirt) will be hosting an event featuring an “ex-marxist college classmate” of President Obama who will surely tell the conserverati…

OCYD Selects New Board Officers

OCYD Board of Directors 2012 (Photo by Lou Delgado)

Orange County Young Democrats elected Jose Vargas as Chair at the organization’s regular Monthly meeting. Jose was chosen to fill the seat of past OCYD Chair Nick Anas. Nick Anas is now working as the Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Orange County.