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Hundreds Rally in Irvine Over Stolen Iranian Election

From Sean Emery at the OCRegister.com Protest in Irvine denounces Iranian election Hundreds of demonstrators flocked to a busy Irvine intersection Wednesday evening to denounce the disputed Iranian election. The protesters filled all four corners of Jamboree Road and Barranca Parkway, shouting, chanting, waving flags and signs and cheering at the honks of passing motorists. The…

Beth Krom Continues Her Congressional Campaign

We recieved the following release from Beth Krom’s Congressional Campaign. IRVINE, CA, June 18, 2009 — In response to inquiries regarding the impact of her son’s death on her Congressional race, Beth Krom has confirmed that she is fully committed to continuing her campaign to represent the 48th Congressional district. Beth and Solly remain grief-stricken…

Is Revolution Brewing In Iran?

This commentary was posted over on Huffington Post. Nathan is one of OC’s strong Democrats and published author – expert in Iranian politics. Is A Revolution Brewing In Iran Following the announcement by Iran’s Interior Ministry that incumbent president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had won reelection in an implausible landslide, hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to…

Sanchez comes through with $13 million in federal funds

HT to Martin Wisckol over at Total Buzz. Anaheim and Santa Ana, which jointly administer the county’s Urban Areas Security Initiative, will get $12.8 million in homeland security funds to develop and implement anti-terrorism strategies, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Garden Grove, announced today. Read the rest here.

Caught Doing Someting Right

It is generally understood in the political blogsphere that the liberal blogs will be supportive of liberal candidates, and likewise conservative blogs will be supportive of conservative candidates. So it is not really surprising that Matt Cunningham over at Red County supports incumbent Congressman John Campbell over his challenger Beth Krom. Today, I caught Matt doing…

Budget Committee Says No Taking Local Funds

The LATimes reports this morning on the meeting of the California Legislatures Budget Conference Committee. The committee has said no to Arnold’s plan to steal funds from local governments, and also reduce dramatically some of the other program cuts he proposed. There are still plenty of final budget decisions that need to be made to close…