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AG Kamala Harris Took Contributions from Donald Trump; No California Investigation of Trump University

Kamala Harris in Laguna Beach, January 2016

Hot off the press from the Sanchez for Senate campaign:   Kamala Harris Takes Donald Trump Campaign Contributions During Federal Lawsuit Against Trump University; Remains Silent on Trump University for six years Orange, CA – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez issued the following statement today after the New York Times and San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area Newspapers…

FPPC exonerates Mary Ann Gaido, Irvine Community News & Views and TheLiberalOC from Gang Chen Complaint

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The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has cleared Irvine Mayoral candidate Mary Ann Gaido, the Irvine Community News & Views and TheLiberalOC after a complaint from Irvine Mayoral candidate Gang Chen over his charges of free and favorable coverage. According to the September 7 letter, the FPPC’s letter to Gang Chen had this: “You alleged…

Kang endorses Fox for Irvine City Council

Sukhee Kang and Melissa Fox

Irvine Community Services Commissioner Melissa Fox announced today that she has officially received the endorsement of former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang.  “I’m proud to endorse Melissa Fox for Irvine City Council,” Kang stated. “As a small-business owner and city commissioner I know that she is committed to restoring Irvine’s tradition of planning and smart growth.…

Anaheim’s Strange Political Bedfellows

Jon Fleischman

As the 2016 city elections approach, Anaheim remains a fascinating case study of strange political bedfellows that somehow create unusual informal alliances. TheLiberalOC has spoken with three sources on the condition of anonymity regarding the campaign of Mark Lopez, a staffer for County Supervisor Shawn Nelson, who is running as a Republican in District 5…

Assemblymember Tom Daly Endorses Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6


Garden Grove, Calif. –Assemblymember Tom Daly has endorsed Kim Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council, District 6.  Daly’s Assembly district encompasses much of the 6th District. Assemblymember Daly has been a fixture in central Orange County for many years. Daly served for 10 years as Mayor of Anaheim where he led the expansion of the…

Joe Dunn endorses Lou Correa for Congress

State Senator Lou Correa likes his LiberalOC sticker in the VIP Suite (c) 2009,

  SANTA ANA, CA — On the heels of securing critical endorsements from the California Democratic Party and various labor groups, today, former State Senator Lou Correa received the official support of his former legislative colleague and neighbor, State Senator Joe Dunn (Ret.), in his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District. Upon announcing his endorsement, former…