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Let’s Tweet the Caucus This Weekend!

In case you forgot, the California Democratic Party Delegate Caucuses are this weekend. You can still go to cadem.org to find out when & where your caucus will be. You can also fill out the form to pre-register for your local caucus. I’m sure you all remember that I’m a candidate in the 69th Assembly…

OCEA to County: See you in court!

Late Thursday afternoon OCEA informed County CEO Tom Mauk that they the employees union was taking the County to court over the layoffs. In a nutshell, the union is claiming that County managers have not met their contractual responsibility to identify that all other available options be explored and attempted before laying off employees. Norberto…

DeVore Gets no Love from DailyKos Survey on Senate Race

On the day he announced significant endorsements frommany of California’s elected Republicans for the 2010 US Senate race, State Re. Chuck DeVore gets no love from a commissioned survey on the upcoming 2010 Senate election. A Research 2000 California poll of voters , commissioned by the popular DailyKos blog, seeking opinions about a Senate race between…

Celebrate Obama’s Inauguration With OC Democrats

Looking for somewhere to party on January 20 when Barack Obama’s inaugurated as the nation’s 44th President? Want to celebrate in style? Want to help local Democrats turn OC blue? Well, why not attend the OC Democratic Party’s & West OC Democratic Club’s Inauguration Celebration! The festivities begin at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 20.…

Sometimes they just write it for me…

Wednesday evening I came across this headline on OCRegister.com: County managers take $4.4 million in cash perk. Register investigative reporter Tony Saavedra dug up the dirt on the $4,500 optional benefit perk County Managers get. It appears that the management perk intended to pay for education and career improvement courses is instead being used as a…

Sunday at Saddleback UPDATE

Last night, I found out that Soulforce has cancelled its action at Saddleback Church on January 18. I apologize to everyone here in the LOC community for posting what turned out to be wrong information. Hopefully, I caught this in time to make sure no one goes to Irvine at 8:30 AM expecting to see…

Melahat Strikes Back!

Steve Perez asks Melahat Rafiei answers a few questions about the rumors surrounding her and OC Democratic Chair Frank Barbaro, as well as her future and that of the OC Democratic Party.