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Berardino Responds to Moorlach’s Proposed Ballot Measure

From the Orange County Register Opinion Page this morning is an op-ed from Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino responding to Board of Supervisor’s Chairman John Moorlach’s proposed ballot measure to require taxpayer vote on changes in county worker pension benefits. I wrote about this proposal about 10 days ago, but here is…

SD 33: A Special Mid-Summer Night Party with Gary Pritchard

Check out this very special event brought to us by the Gary Pritchard for State Senate campaign. Here’s a great chance to support a great local Democratic candidate while also getting a chance to experience some OC history. Gary Pritchard will have his party at the beautiful & historic Wellandia home, one of the oldest…

Loretta Sanchez is NOT Dodging Obama

Martin Wisckol over at Total Buzz wrote today about Loretta Sanchez having not formally endorsed Senator Obama. Martin is correct, Congresswoman Sanchez has not formally endorsed Obama. In fact, a lot of Superdelegates who endorsed Hillary Clinton have yet to change their endorsements. Many will wait until the convention to do so. Martin suggested that…

Art Show to Benefit Democratic Convention Delegates

Santa Ana, CA -Artists for Obama is sponsoring a reception and silent art auction Saturday, August 2, 2008, to assist locally elected Obama delegates cover their travel and hotel expenses for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado later in the month. The auction will be held in the Artists Village at the Santora Arts…

AD 68: Van Tran, WRONG on the Budget Crisis

Did any of you catch an email from Assembly Member Van Tran that looked like this on the top? Now doesn’t that look sweet? I mean, what’s there to object? Well, how about this? It’s just another GOP spin site that tries to blame the entire fiscal mess on the Democrats. Wow. Is that all…

OC Democrats are Connected

Nice picture of Melahat Raflei, executive director of the DPOC, with President-elect Barack Obama.  The Illinois senator may have earned as much as $2 million from the OC as a result of recent fundraisers.