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Sukhee Kang’s Leadership: $1 Million for Irvine Schools, Expansion of Irvine’s Health Care Program (I-CHP) for Kids

Excerpts from City Council Member and Mayor candidate Sukhee Kang’s newsletter to residents.  This is what leadership looks like. Council Approves $1 Million Financial Aid for Irvine Schools This last month, I had the pleasure of taking the lead on an issue that City Council voted unanimously to support – financial aid to Irvine schools.…

HB Settles Gay Police Officer Harassment Case

This story fro the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning. Huntington Beach officer to receive up to $2.15 million Settlement ends case in which officer alleged peers repeatedly harassed him, placed a gay escort ad in his locker and suggested he was infected with HIV. By RACHANEE SRISAVASDI The Orange County Register Huntington…

Ginny Mayer for Senate Campaign Kick-off This Sunday!

This just in from the DPOC. It’s important to remember all the great local Democratic candidates running here in OC. So if you live on the coast, why not check out Ginny Mayer’s campaign kickoff this Sunday? Ginny Mayer is the Democratic nominee for State Senate in the 35th Senate District against the out-of-touch incumbent,…

Want to Help Obama & Democrats Win? Here’s How!

Hey, everyone! I just got this reminder from the Obama OC grassroots team about two very important events happening this week. If you’d like to learn how to register new Democrats to vote and make sure Barack Obama and all our great local Democrats win, please stay tuned below for more. Obama OC Voter Registration…

Oversight? Who needs it? We’ve got Keystone Managers/Cops

Just one more example of How Orange County CEO Tom Mauk lets managers off the hook for errors that cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars to fix. Be it managing personnel OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!, or contracts here, he just keeps getting it wrong. County IT task…

OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!

On June 19th I wrote about the response from the Orange County CEO’s PR person regarding Carlos Bustamantes’ now notorious comment to Red County Blogger Matt Cunningham/Jubal and LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as Sheriff over Santa Ana PD Chief Paul Walters. They responded that they could not comment on…

Loretta Sanchez Endorses Debbie Cook for Congress

Dear Friends and Supporters, Today, I contributed $2,000 to Debbie Cook’s campaign for the US House of Representatives, in her challenge against Dana Rohrabacher in the 46th Congressional District.  I did so as a demonstration of how fully committed I am to Debbie’s race.  I am devoting my time, efforts and resources to ensure her…