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Beth Krom wins DFA Grassroots AllStar Contest

CD-48 Democratic candidate for Congress Beth Krom has won the 2010 Democracy For America (DFA) Grassroots All-Star competition, besting 99 other worthy Democratic candidates to capture needed money and volunteer hours in her race to defeat Rep. John Campbell.  Beth’s campaign team kicked butt and took names as voting was fast and furious in the hours…

Santa Ana’s El Sol Academy Beats the Odds

Too often we have blog posts discussing how much Santa Ana schools are failing. Well the OC Register has a terrific article in Sunday’s paper that talks about one of the bright spots in Santa Ana, which you can read HERE. El Sol Science and Arts Academy, located at 1010 N. Broadway is a shining example of success in an otherwise dismal review of Santa Ana’s public schools. Now I could do a post obsessing about people I don’t like in Santa Ana because they don’t like a buddy of mine who lives at home with their mother,

ComicCon Attendees Protest Possible Move to Anaheim

The 2010 San Diego ComicCon has come to a close. My shoulders are bruised from carrying a heavy backpack and my wallet is lighter. And I wound up nearly stepping in goat poop from a small demonstration outside the San Diego Convention Center protesting a possible move of the hugely popular ComicCon to Anaheim. A…

OC GOP seeks candidate “purity” test for endorsement

I’m wiped from two straight days at ComicCon in San Diego but opened my Facebook page and found this ditty from our friend Allan Bartlett. It’s the questionnaire for the OC GOP for Republican candidates for office and even for endorsement in non-partisan races.  And the issue of carpetbagging makes the grade.  Seems our county…

Support the Academy of International Dance

The Academy of International Dance is holding their annual Tequisa Fundraiser this year on August 1st at Mile Square Park. Tickets are only $6.00 The ticket includes 2 soft taco, rice, beans and a beverage. There will be lots of games, music and dancind! Come join the fun and help a child dance. Proceeds of this fundraiser will go towards the many dance programs provided by the Academy of International Dance.