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Loretta: “Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Now.”

“I wish we could just get this done and move on as many other militaries have,” Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, said at an Armed Services subcommittee meeting Wednesday afternoon. Sanchez said the U.S. should follow the lead of at least 20 countries in reworking its policy on allowing gays and Lesbians to serve openly. Canada, Great Britain, Australia and Israel are among those 20 nations.

UPDATE: Assemblyman Applauds State’s Schools Chief For Releasing QEIA Education Funds

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblyman Jose Solorio’s (D-Anaheim) call to California’s Superintendent of Schools Jack O’Connell to release Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) funds immediately apparently has paid off. Sources confirm that the allocated funds to California’s lowest performing schools will begin to roll out this week. “In a recent letter to the superintendent, I made…

Public Employee Unions and Management: Working together to solve budget problems

City leaders agreed to cut about $4.5 million from city departments and unions in an effort to close a budget gap for this fiscal year. The cuts approved Monday night included suspending a police department physical fitness program, using police helicopters less, having firefighters forego raises for the next 18 months, and increasing employees’ contribution to retirement funds. No full-time city staff members were laid off.

Lorri Galloway – “On Tour” in the Fourth

The Galloway for Supervisor campaign has released a new online video on her campaign website. In the video, Anaheim Councilwoman Lorri Galloway visits the cities of La Habra, Buena Park, Anaheim and other cities in the 4th District. If it were me, I would be spending my time walking preceincts in the areas where people don’t have any clue who I am instead of taking time out to shoot videos.

Message to Lucille- You Feeling Lucky?

So Lucille Kring has decided to forego either a second consecutive term on the Anaheim City Council or a run for Anaheim Mayor in order to pursue a quixotic run against Lou Correa for State Senate. My question to Lucille is are you feeling lucky, because the odds are against you in so many ways, it’s not even funny. If Curt Pringle was any friend of yours, he would have told you not to do it. That is not very nice of him. What kind of a friend encourages you to be a sacrificial lamb. So let’s break down just how ugly of a loss this is going to be.

GOP “Pipe” Dreams of Victory in Central OC

I have been reading recently how the Republicans in Orange County have reached the conclusion that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, and State Senator Lou Correa are vulnerable to defeat in November. They cite the wave of anti-incumbent feaver that is sweeping through the country. Yeah Right. Dream On!