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Support Sergio Contreras for Westminster School Board!

This just came in over the transom, and I thought you’d all appreciate this… Especially all of you in the Westminster School Distict. Sergio Contreras is a good Democrat, a great advocate for the kids of Westminster, and a fine school board trustee. Let’s make sure he continues to fight for a better education in…

CA-46: Think Globally… Act Locally

You know, there’s so much that we’ll need to do as a nation to get back on the right track. We have a war to end, and economy to fix, a climate and a planet to take care of, people to start caring about again. The Bush-Cheney era is finally nearing a close… So now,…

Hoa Van Tran UPDATE: Grindle files complaint with AG

I found the following in the comments to the Total Buzz post about our investigation of Hoa Van Tran’s campaign disclosure reports and Matt Cunningham’s complaint to the DA. Here is the Total Buzz story. (OCRegister Photo) shirley grindle Says: May 10th, 2008 at 4:06 pm There is a lot more than $8,000 of unreported in-kind contributions…

My Mother’s Day Wish

OK, tomorrow is Mother’s Day. And while I’m not a mother myself, I love all the women in my life… Including my mom. And while we’re thinking about all the wonderful women in our lives, I have a simple request. Can we all please give Hillary Clinton and the women supporting her some more respect?…

CA-42:DFA-Orange County Endorses Ron Shepston

Congrats to Ron Shepston! It looks to me like he got another big endorsement recently with DFA-Orange County. Good for him, and hopefully this means OC progressives will get more active in taking back the 42nd. Democracy for America-OC Endorses Shepston Organization founded by Democratic Party Chairman Dean support Ron Shepston as their choice for…

CA-42: Shepston v. Chau, the OCYD Endorsement Forum

In case any of you missed it, OCYD had its big endorsement meeting for the hotly contested primary race in the 42nd Congressional District on Thursday night. For once, both the Democratic candidates spoke directly to young Democrats in Orange County on the issues that young voters care about. It turned out to be quite…

CA-46: LIVE from the Debbie Cook Campaign Kickoff Party!

Hey, everyone! I’m here at the opening celebration for Debbie Cook’s campaign for Congress. We have folks from all over the 46th District show up to support our wonderful Democrat running to unseat Dana Rohrabacher and restore sane representation to the district. We all had a long and busy day today walking the neighborhoods. Vern…