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Standing Up to the Minutemen Agenda!

People wonder after the passage of SB 1070 if there has ever been a successful challenge to the Minutemen Agenda in the United States. As a matter of fact there was an instance where the community stood up and made it clear the Minutemen’s message of hate was NOT welcome in their community, their hacks were not welcome in public office and they did something about it.

Out of Touch Council Majority in Tustin Ignores Residents

With all the news coming out of CUSD, we would be remiss in not addressing what is turning into a major issue in Tustin. Efforts by Lennar to turn unfinished condos into rental properties over the objections of hundreds of residents of Columbus Square. Last week, more than 200 residents packed the city council meeting…

Rep. Loretta Sanchez votes to block Congressional pay raise

“Families in my district have been forced to make hard decisions and cut spending to make ends meet. Why shouldn’t Members of Congress do the same?” said Rep. Sanchez. “Our focus must be on getting people back to work, strengthening our economy, and reducing the deficit. That’s what I will continue to fight for in Congress.

A Final Word from the CUSD Picket Lines

A last word from our striking teacher. “Well, its over. The tentative agreement wasn’t the best, but under the circumstances it was probably the best that could be achieved with such an intractable, obstinate board. Some teachers are overjoyed, while others are frankly upset. I think the devil is in the details. It’s a three…

DPOC installs Gerrie Schipske as new Executive Director

On Monday night, the Democratic Party of Orange County installed Long Beach City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske as their new Executive Director. Schipske comes to the DPOC with a terriffic background of work in democratic politics. Schipske has a long history of working with the community of organized labor.