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Why Not Be a Poll Worker?

Have you ever thought about what you can do to help out in a special way? Do you care about our democratic process? And would you like to learn more about our election process? Well, why not volunteer to become a poll worker? This may be an opportunity that you don’t want to pass up.…

Pussies! Now they’re tazing cats?!

The OCRegister reported Tuesday that Orange County Sheriff’s officials are investigating whether Theo Lacy jail deputies shocked a cat to death with a Taser gun. What part of their training made any of the deputies “allegedly” involved in this torture think this is acceptable behavior.  The answer is NOTHING.  This is another embarrassment and insult to…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…

Check Out Santa Ana’s Health & Nutrition Fair This Weekend!

This just in from our wonderful Council Member Michele Martinez! After all the success of last year’s health fair, it’s coming back for a second year! And if you’d like more information, please call Michele Martinez’s office at (714) 647-6900. Please join us on Saturday, April 19th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Hector…

Supporting Public Schools

Parents of public school children are being asked to contact their state legislators in Sacramento on cuts to public school funding.  Here’s some helpful data to get you through your call.  But fair warning.  If your state rep or state senator is a Republican, you might as well be talking to a stone wall.  They…