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DPOC Chair: Irvine’s *Real* Education Team

You may have seen political signs in Irvine claiming that the Republican slate of Wagner, Shea and Kuo is Irvine’s “Education Team.”  Nothing could be further from the truth! Republican candidate for Mayor Donald Wagner once forced Irvine Valley College to cut its ties to the American Library Association, contending that the organization, which had…

San Diego Catholic Church Bulletin says “if you vote for Democrats, you’re going to Hell”

  The San Diego Union Tribune ran this hysterical story about a church bulletin for a San Diego-based Catholic Church that says if you vote for Democrats, you’re going to hell.  The church, the Immaculate Conception Church in Old Town, will host a polling station next Tuesday and they doubled down on their political activity this…

Developer Super PAC use Trump style attacks on Irvine Mom and her family

Irvine, CA — In a desperate last minute attempt to alter the outcome of the Irvine City Council Elections, special interest and conservative funded Super PAC, California Homeowners Association PAC, has spent more than $49,000 in negative mailers in an attempted smear campaign against Farrah N. Khan’s candidacy for Irvine City Council. The mailers mischaracterize events, make misleading allegations,…

CALIFORNIA STATE TREASURER JOHN CHIANG URGES IRVINE VOTERS TO VOTE FOR MELISSA FOX FOR IRVINE CITY COUNCIL

Popular California State Treasurer John Chiang today urged Irvine voters to go to the polls to vote for Melissa Fox for Irvine City Council, adding to Fox’s already impressive list of endorsers, which includes the Orange County Professional Firefighters, Irvine City Councilmembers Beth Krom and Lynn Schott and Irvine Unified School District President Paul A.…

Building Bridges in Tustin is What Clark is All About

At the Tustin City Council candidate’s forum Tuesday night, council member Allan Bernstein “jokingly” said he wants to build a wall between Tustin and Irvine and “Irvine will pay for that wall.”  Nice to know another pro-Trump Republican has outed himself and Tustin deserves better than this. As an Irvine resident with a business in…

Cano and Iglesias Go the Full Trump in Santa Ana

A recent report by NALEO showed that Latino voters in California by and large detest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with only 11 percent absolutely certain or likely to vote for Trump largely due to his offensive comments about Mexicans being rapists, murderers and criminals.  But in Orange County, you don’t have to go far to…