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Nguyen Decides in Santa Ana Ward 3

We’ve been calling Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s office pretty regularly since the candidate’s filing deadlines were done about a month ago.  We wanted to know, who is she endorsing in the Santa Ana City Council Ward 3 race.  Janet’s people keep retreating behind the same “we haven’t spoken about this” and “I don’t know what her…

Can a Catholic Support Obama? New Book says Yes

from the description on Amazon.com: “Douglas Kmiec’s Can a Catholic Support Him? may very well become the most important comprehensive document written to date on American Catholics, abortion, and candidates for public office.” –Martin Sheen On April 18, 2008, Douglas W. Kmiec was denied Communion at a Catholic Mass in Westlake, California. Ironically, Kmiec had…

Evening at the Caspian to Benefit Steve Young

The DemOC PAC, Iranian-American Democrats (IAD), Hon. Larry Agran, Frank Barbaro, Charles Langlois, Richard McDonough, Marion Pack, Melahat Rafiei, and Solange Ritchie (Committee as of Sept. 11th). Cordially invite you to attend a Reception for Steve Young Democratic Candidate for Congress CA-48th District At the Caspian Restaurant

Commie Girl in the OC-Book Signing

There will be a  book signing  featuring Rebecca Shoenkof and her new book “Commie Girl in the OC” this Friday, at the Orange Barnes & Noble (791 S. Main St., right across from Main Place Mall), from 6 to 8 p.m. Acutely funny, scathing and outrageous dispatches from the heartland of consumerism If you thought…

Orange County: A Personal History-Book Signing

Thursday Night at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana, Libreria Martinez presents Gustavo Arellano and his new book Orange County: A Personal History. Program begins at 7:00 pm. Following the book signing join the rest of us liberals at Memphis for our weekly Drinking Liberally gathering at 8:30 pm. The story began in 1918, when…

Hackers break into Palin’s Yahoo Email account

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been under fire for using personal email accounts to circumvent “open government” and deny information records requests not associated with her offical email account with the state.  Computer hackers, of which are a resourceful lot, have broken into the Governor’s Yahoo email account. Here’s an account of the security breach…