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Westminster Councilman Andy Quach arrested for DUI

Hat tip to OC Weekly for breaking the story of Westminster council member Andy Quach’s DUI arrest yesterday morning by the California Highway Patrol.  The Weekly reports Quach failed a field sobriety test and remained in County lockup overnight on $10,000 bail. In 2009, Quach was arrested for DUI and had the assistance of Little…

Did the System Kill Ximena Meza?

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  OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano and Gabriel San Roman have weighed in on the murder of nine year old Ximena Meza of Anaheim in the October 30th edition of OC Weekly.  You can read the entire story here.  The pair have done a nice job documenting the case against Ricardo Cruz of Buena Park and…

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Correa to run for Supervisor to Replace Nguyen

Senator Lou Correa (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Lou Correa, the termed-out State Senator, and former First District County Supervisor, will be running in the special election to be held in February or March to complete the remaining two years of Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s term as First District Supervisor after she moves on the the State Senate. Nguyen, who replaced Correa in 2007 after he was elected to the Senate, crushed RSCCD President Jose Solorio by 20 percentage points in Tuesday’s general election to replace Correa as the 34th District Senator.