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Joint Economic Committee Report Details Unemployment in the Hispanic Community

“Long term economic recovery will depend on initiatives that create jobs and expand opportunity for all Americans, including Hispanics,” said Rep. Loretta Sanchez. “Latinos are the fastest-growing minority group in the United States and, as such, are a vital part of our workforce. It’s important for Congress to understand the unique economic challenges and opportunities facing this community, particularly as we begin to rebuild our housing and construction sectors.”

Orange County District Attorney Starts Interviewing Staff Regarding Assessor Allegations

Back at the end of March, employees of the Orange County Assessor’s office represented by the Orange County Employees Association disclosed to the Board of Supervisors allegations of mismanagement and possible improper conduct by County Assessor Webster Guillory. In A dramatic video, the employees with their identities concealed to protect them from possible retaliation, accused…

Santa Ana Council Meeting Tonight: Express Yourself!

It is my hope to be at tonight’s meeting to comment on the failures of the Council to follow the intent of the Brown Act in their conduct of the public comment portion of their meetings. I hope to see you there. Feel free to EXPRESS YOURSELF to your elected officials. Just remember to be respectful, not use profanity, and they are going to have to at a minimum hear you out.

An Update on our Lawsuit against Art Pedroza

A lot of people have been asking where things are with TheLiberalOC’s lawsuit against Orange Juice Blog publisher Art Pedroza.  It’s a question I get every time I attend a Drinking Liberally event and people I have never met in Santa Ana eagerly come to shake my hand and express gratitude to me about filing…