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Truman Dinner is a Huge Success

Tonight’s sold out Truman dinner was a huge success and drew a large crowd of Democrats inside and about 100 protesters outside. House speaker Nancy Pelosi was delayed by traffic but her rousing speech, very focused on healthcare reform, more than made up for the tardiness.

The Lighthouse Learning Center Play Area Opens

In these pages, I’ve taken my councilmember to task for contacting me only to invite me to his expensive fundraisers. I’ve wondered what he does. Yesterday I got the following message which tells me, for the first time, some of what he’s up to. Fair is fair. Give credit where due. Tonight he and I…

See you at the Truman Dinner!

The Liberal OC will be well-represented at tonight’s Truman dinner which features House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  Chris Prevatt and I will be there as well as Claudio Gallegos and Bill Spaulding. We’ll have a limited supply of our cool LiberalOC oval stickers on hand.  Please drop by our table and ask for one.  The LiberalOC…

Eli Home needs your Christmas Wishes

We received this from Lorri Galloway, Anaheim city council member and candidate for 4th district BoS seat, regarding helping kids at Eli Home. Go the the Eli Home website for details on how to make a contribution.

Each year The Eli Home hosts a Christmas party for children and their mothers who are part of Eli’s programs. We ask them to each fill out a list with their wishes for Christmas. This year we have over 300 wish lists waiting to be filled. This year has been exceptionally difficult because of the economy. Please consider adopting a wish list or as many as you or your company or organization can handle. Each wish list has 3 wishes. You can fulfill as many of the wishes as you can. The party will be held on Sunday, December 20th from noon to 3pm and the deadline for returning the gifts is December 13th. Thanks in advance for your kind consideration.

Melissa Fox gets key endorsement in Assembly race

We received this update from Melissa Fox this morning:

“I’m very proud and grateful to be able to share with you that California List has officially endorsed by candidacy for the California Assembly for the 70th Assembly District.

California List works to help Democratic women incumbents facing tough re-elections, recruits strong candidates to run for promising open or viable seats, and connects candidates and donors throughout California.