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Voice of OC Releases First Poll in OC Sheriff’s Race

Today the Voice of OC released the first of their polls for the June primary election. In this poll, conducted by the Voice of OC/Probolksy Research polling project, Voice of OC reveals not only the ranking of the candidates, but the data behind those results. Sheriff Sandra Hutchens holds a double-digit lead over her closest rival as the June 8 election nears and preparations begin for the final months of the campaign, according to the results of a Voice of OC/Probolsky Research poll released Wednesday.

Vietnamese Government Denies Rep. Loretta Sanchez Visa

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today announced that her visa application was ignored by Vietnam’s government. Rep. Sanchez, who just concluded a Congressional Delegation visit throughout critical parts of Southeast Asia, had hoped to meet with Vietnamese human rights activists and other officials during her trip.  Rep. Sanchez has been blocked from visiting the Communist country multiple times during her time in Congress.

Planned Parenthood named one of Orange County’s Most Trusted Brands

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) was named one of the top 10 most trustworthy brands in Orange County, according to a survey conducted by OC METRO and The Values Institute at DGWB, a think tank. PPOSBC joined the likes of Disneyland, Trader Joe’s, Chapman University, and In-N-Out Burger in the survey of residents released this month.

John Leos For Anaheim City Council Kick Off Event A Success

John Leos spoke of how his father’s hard work as a cement mason made it possible for him live in a good neighborhood and attend fine Anaheim schools, which in turn nurtured his desire to serve his country and community. His unique perspective, being 4th generation American through his great-grandparents, and 1st generation through his parents, and his work and experience in resolving issues at the county level, gives him, he said, an appreciation of the need to work with both sides of the aisle to effectively resolve issues and avoid gridlock.