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Support Gary Pritchatd for Senate

GaryPritchard is the Democratic nominee for California State Senate for the 33rd Senate District. Gary is a dedicated educator and leader inthe California public school system. He has first-hand knowledge on how the budget cuts have effected students in our public schools. Once he is elected, we can count on him to fight for what…

Orange County Young Democrats Endorse Local Candidates

SANTA ANA, CA – The Orange County Young Democrats (OCYD) hosted the only endorsement meeting supported by young progressive Democrats in Orange County on Thursday, September 25th at Original Mike’s. Local candidates for elected office seeking the OCYD endorsement completed a comprehensive questionnaire providing details on their political background, reason for running, their position on…

CA-46: Join Debbie Cook & Friends This Sunday!

FYI. If you’d like to join some great bloggers and wonderful progressive activists in supporting Debbie Cook, please check this out. I know, I know, it’s out of the county. But still, it’s a great chance to meet Debbie Cook and help her defeat “Crazy Dana” Rohrabacher. Please join us for a house party to…

Lou Correa Endorses Robin Marcario for Garden Grove City Council

The LiberalOC recieved word this afternoon that State Senator Lou Correa has also endorsed the grassroots community advocate Robin Marcario for Garden Grove City Council. This is the second high profile endorsement for Marcario this week, having received on Tuesday the endorsement of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove). Correa and Sanchez have also endorsed Linh…

The Divisive Politics of Irvine

I’ve been following Irvine politics for about 10 years now.  When my daughter’s soccer coach emailed me Chuck DeVore’s blogpost about my earlier Choi post here (and thanks for the hits Chuck, we appreciate it), I wanted to make a stronger statement that needs saying. The non-partisan City Council race in Irvine is frankly less about…

My Invitation to Vincent Sarmiento’s Fundraiser

This morning I received an email from Vincent Sarmiento’s campaign. He’s running for election in Santa Ana’s third ward, which is where I live. I’ve met the man once. He couldn’t pick me out of a line-up of one. I’ve received now, in the nearly two years since he was appointed to the council, three…

OC Latinos for Obama Debate Watch Party

 OC Latinos for Obama Invites you to a Presidential Candidate Debate Watch Party   We had a great time at our Convention Watch Party last month.   This Friday evening will be the First Presidential Debate   Join fellow Sen. Barack Obama supporters as we cheer him on and watch him debate Republican John McCain.    Friday, September 26,…