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Michele Martinez Responds to Santa Ana Gang Arrests

Santa Ana- I want to make it clear that I will not tolerate gang violence regardless of who is involved.  The city has been complacent and lethargic in responding to gang activity.  I am driven to break this counterproductive culture.  I have advocated significant investment in community policing to help curtail gang violence.  By developing…

Eclectic Café is Headquarters for Non-Delegate Democratic Groups

Earlier this evening, I decided to take a break from the Stonewall Convention to go meet up with a Maine delegate that I’ve been chatting with over the past two months. I hitched a cab downtown to her hotel, picked her up, and went off to a nearby restaurant/community gathering place called Mercury Cafe, http://www.mercurycafe.com/home.html,…

Day Two in Denver

Second full day in Denver, finally catching my breath. Misha and I are at the National Stonewall Democrats Convention in Denver through Sunday. Today, was full of workshops, a Labor Luncheon, and the NSD Annual Awards Dinner. The Obama-Biden Rally in Springfield, IL happened during our lunch program so we took time out to watch…

Stonewall Democrats on Obama-Biden Ticket

This release came out this mornig from the National Stonewall Democrats this morning. Stonewall Democrats & the Obama/Biden Ticket News Article – August 23rd, 2008 Washington, DC – Today, the Stonewall Democrats released the following statement on the selection of Senator Joseph Biden (DE) to join Senator Obama on the Democratic national ticket: “With the…

Biden, It’s Official!

From the Obama Blog The text message is out and it’s official… Barack Obama has selected Joe Biden to be his running mate! Please take a minute to share your story with Joe and welcome him into our movement for change. For those of you who are from Delaware and know Joe best, we’d love…

Adventures at the Convention: Day One in Denver

I’m going to post a couple of stories to catch you all up on my adventures so far, because I couldn’t get reliable internet connection for the past few days. This post is from my arrival here on Tuesday. Disclosure: I was born and raised in Denver, so I’m a little more than biased. Forgive…