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72nd Assembly District Election Update

There has been some speculation regarding the possibility of Fullerton Councilmember Sharon Quirk running for the Assembly seat vacated by Mike “Spanky” Duvall. I contacted Council Member Quirk and asked her if she would be running. No, she’s not running. That leaves John MacMurray as the only Democrat currently in the race.

The Problem with Nuclear Waste

You know, we miss State Rep. Chuck DeVore over here.  Chuck used to stop by all the time to advocate for things like Nucelar power, an industry he’s bound to work for as a consultant or lobbyist once Carly Fiorina wins the Republican primary for US Senate and Chuck is termed out of the assembly…

OC News Brief 9-15-2009

 Jaramillo gets 27 months in prison and must pay restitution. – OCRegister SANTA ANA – George Jaramillo, the ex-lawman who assisted the federal government in its takedown of former Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona, was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison. Jaramillo, a former Garden Grove police sergeant and assistant sheriff who once aspired to…

A New Voice in Orange County

H/T to Peggy Lowe over at the Register. A New Online Investigative News Site Coming to Orange County. A group of Orange County Democratic and liberal leaders will soon launch a non-profit online news site dedicated to “real-time investigative coverage” in three languages. Spearheaded by former state Sen. Joe Dunn, a Democrat from central Orange…

Lorri Galloway’s in the Race for 4th District Supes

Anaheim city council member Lorri Galloway made it official today’ she’s in the race for 4th District Supervisor to replace termed-out Chris Norby.  Galloway brings tremendous energy, ideas and enthusiasm to the race.  She joins Rose Espinoza as an officially announced candidate and the expectation is former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly is going to run…

Quang Pham Supported by Man Who Harbored Pedophile Priests

After Van Tran’s attempt to obstruct a police investigation, I began to wonder, are the Republican candidates intentionally trying to help Loretta Sanchez win re-election. Not that she needed any help, but after the latest thing I learned, I am a little worried she is going to have to claim these missteps by her Republican…

John MacMurray to Run for Duvall’s Assembly Seat

Democrat John MacMurray has thrown his hat into the state electoral ring for Mike “Spanky” Duvall‘s Assembly District #72 seat by declaring in an email: “When John ran against former Assemblymember Duvall in 2008, John’s campaign’s motto and challenge was, ‘Bring Back Responsible Government.’ Over 65,000 people accepted the challenge, including enough voters from other…