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Camp Obama This Weekend!

I just noticed this from the OC Democratic party. Here’s a great chance for everyone who wants to get involved with the Obama campaign to learn more about it. Check this out! Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, Obama OC and the DPOC are proud to invite you to join us with the Obama campaign’s California State Field Director-…

Harvey Milk Day May 22nd

In an LA Times Blog story this afternoon it is reported that a bill introduced by Assemblyman Mark Leno and State Senator Sheia Kuehl was narrowly approved Tuesday morning in the Senate that would require the Governor to proclaim May 22nd of each year as Harvey Milk Day in honor of slain gay civil rights…

Some Proposition 8 Updates

Equality For All has just launched a new website for opponents of Proposition 8. Maybe I’m the last one to find out about it. There’s lots of good information on the site. Well done. This past weekend the No On Prop 8 folks held a fundraiser. Did pretty well. $1.6 million! Yeay! Major kudos to…

Keep Irvine Great in 2008

This group photo, a family portrait of sorts, has become a tradition in Irvine.  Every year, its seems like the photo gets bigger.  Every year, there’s greater diversity. This is the team that’s made Irvine the safest city in America for 4 straight years; this is the team who led Irvine’s selection as the 4th…

Buyer’s Remorse at The Flash Report

I know that state is in deep fiscal trouble, and I know that both parties share blame for it, and I know I should be deeply concerned.  But pardon me for enjoying the Republian melt-down over the Governor’s proposal to increase the sales tax — temporarily — as one of the remedies to help us…

Black and White Gala for Obama

Although this event does not take place in Orange County, I thought it was important enough to pass along to all of you. Celebrities, political leaders and members of all diverse cultural backgrounds will come together the night of Thursday, August 21st at an extravagant event to show their support for Sen. Barack Obama’s Presidential…