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Hutchens Backs Correa for Congress in CD-46

State Senator Lou Correa addressing National Victims Rights during a march to the State Capitol

We received this press release rom the Lou Correa for Congress campaign, but what’s notable in this endorsement is its the first from a major Republican in race — OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. Catapulting his campaign forward with renewed momentum, today former State Senator Lou Correa garnered a milestone endorsement from Orange County’s widely respected…

TheLiberalOC Files FPPC Complaint against Irvine’s Christina Shea

Christina Shea

TheLiberalOC today filed a formal Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) complaint against Irvine City Council member Christina Shea based on her conflict of interest in serving KIA Motors a s government relations representative while also directing Irvine City Staff to expedite tasks requested by her client.  Requests by Shea to City staff were sent to…

LACDP calls on Kamala Harris to investigate Exxon

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Last night, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party unanimously passed a resolution calling upon California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate Exxon Mobil and fellow fossil fuel companies for potential breaches of California law based on their 1970s-era research into the science of climate change, then pouring millions into manufacturing doubt and denial of climate…

Obama’s Final SOTU: Hope Rules

President Obama- Costa Mesa 3/16/09

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m going to try to make it shorter. I know some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa. I also understand…

People’s Map is Back On

Anaheim's Oscar Reyes

Hat tip to Anaheim Blog and the OJ Blog with news that the People’s Map was re-instated unanimously last night by the Anaheim City Council and the sequencing giving one Latino majority seat in District 3 will be part of the 2016 elections. While District 2 was left off the election cycle for this November,…