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Don’t Miss This Special DFA 2008 Endorsement Meeting!

This just in from DFA-Orange County! The next DFA meeting is this Wednesday, and this is something you won’t want to miss. This will be a special endorsement meeting, with candidates from all over OC coming to ask for our support. So please, come on over and let your voice be heard! Democracy for America…

Krom/Kang Announce Campaign KickOff in Irvine

Received via email:  We hope you got your invitation to the Kick-off Event and Fundraiser for Sukhee Kang for Mayor and Beth Krom for City Council in the mail and are planning to attend. Here are the details: Wednesday, May 7th 6-8 p.m. Four Seasons Restaurant 14120 Culver Drive, Ste. H Heritage Square Shopping Center…

OC Janitors Strike!

One of our readers reminded us this morning that there is other important stuff happening in Orange County than the 1st District contest. He’s right of courese. We usually save the meaty stuff until after the weekend. SEIU LOCAL1877 JANITOR CONTRACT CAMPAIGN UPDATE ORANGE COUNTY JANITORS AUTHORIZE STRIKE! May 5, 2008. The Orange County and Los…

CA-42: Asian-American Action Fund Endorses Ed Chau

This just came in from Gautam Dutta, Executive Director of the Asian American Action Fund. It looks to me like more good news for the Ed Chau for Congress campaign. Ed’s snatched yet another good endorsement, and he’s showing us how far he can really go. Congrats, Team Chau! AAA-Fund Endorses Edwin Chau and Jay…

Ridiculous quote of the day

I know I have been giving Paul Lucas (2006 Dem candidate for 68th Assembly against Van Tran, almost candidate for First District Supervisor and current Garden Grove City Council hopeful and Sanitary District Advisory Commissioner, and ex-officio member of the DPOC Central Committee) a lot of crap over the past several weeks. But in my defense, he…

First District Political Play of the Week

New Update on the flip (page 2) In the political fish bowl that is the First District Supervisor’s contest this has been a fun week. Hoa Van Tran, the only Democrat in the race narrowly (4 votes) won the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Orange County. Then we had Bolsavik publishing his interview with Hoa Van Tran’s campaign…

Sign Wars

It’s election season. Invariably there will be allegations from the various campaigns that someone is taking down their signs. Usually, with a little investigation the signs that were taken down were on public property and were taken down by public workers. In the following VIDEO (High Quality, WMV) we see where a 4 by 8 Janet…