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AFSCME Local 3930 United Domestic Workers of America Endorses Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6


Garden Grove, Calif. – AFSCME Local 3930, United Domestic Workers of America has endorsed Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6. United Domestic Workers is one of the largest Unions in California with over 200,000 members statewide. UDW is a union for homecare workers, by homecare workers. They care for loved ones in our…

What Jose Moreno’s Mortgage Down Payment Assistance Program Could Look Like: Too Few Homes/Too Many Applicants

an overhead view of Anaheim neighborhoods

An Anaheim District 3 candidate’s forum was held last week and city council candidate Jose Moreno is doing an admirable job of turning the answer to every question into one about “taxpayer giveaways” — and has suggested that Anaheim offer a mortgage down payment assistance program for 14,000 people if he’s elected. There are a…

Who will the OC Register Endorse for President?


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is remarkable in one respect — his lack of major newspaper endorsements for president.  Not a single newspaper among the top 100 highest circulation newspapers has endorsed the Donald. To date, his only newspaper endorsement is the Santa Barbara newspaper which offered a line that Trump was endorsed with no…

Anaheim set to name new City Attorney; Tait uses US Senate/Supreme Court Excuse for Waiting

Arturo Fierro

The city of Anaheim is set to name a new city attorney at this week’s city council meeting.  After a national search and more than two dozen applicants, Arturo Fierro, an assistant city attorney in Chino and a Latino, would begin work Wednesday.  He was previously, a city attorney in  Coachcella and Cudahy; he’s a Harvard…

No, Betty Carroll isn’t on the Irvine School Board no matter what that IE mailer says


Independent Expenditure mailers in Irvine are notorious for … lying. A batch of new signs sported up promoting Irvine’s “education team” for city council and school board are intermixed with an IE sign promoting a teacher’s union slate.  I spoke with one candidate who said he/she hates them. The IEs in Irvine usually have close…

Irvine’s Pro-Trump candidates


  It’s going to be a very interesting election in the city of Irvine and it’s time to remind voters of those who are associating themselves with Donald Trump.  The most obvious choice is AD-68 GOP candidate and current Irvine Mayor Steven Choi, who embraced Trump in a mailer prior to the June 7 primary…