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Dana Defends Russia; Reagan Spins in His Grave

No one will ever accuse Dana Rohrabacher of being an intellectual giant.  The Costa Mesa Congressman likes to play dress up with the Mujahideen (forefathers of the Taliban), cross dress for a prison visit, arm wrestles Vladimir Putin (losing badlt; sad!), and untidy when it comes to housekeeping.  But OC’s dumbest Congressman recently defended Russia…

Ellis announces endorsement for CDP Chair

OAKLAND, Calif: Kimberly Ellis has received the strong backing of Assemblymember Rob Bonta, the first endorsement in this race from any current Assemblymember since last April. The endorsement comes in time for International Women’s Day and showcases the importance of male allies in the fight for gender equality, inclusion and promotion. “I’m proud to be…

Mike Levin will challenge Issa for Congress

Former Democratic Party of Orange County Executive Director Mike Levin has announced a run for Congress, challenging Darryl Issa. Here’s his message: Today, I am announcing my candidacy for United States Congress.  My opponent is Republican Congressman Darrell Issa. You know the stakes.  The bedrock principles of American democracy are quite literally in jeopardy.  If…

Wednesday is “A Day Without a Woman”

From the DPOC: Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 8, women across the globe will be celebrating International Women’s Day. To support this day, the organizers of the Women’s March are encouraging all of us to participate in A Day Without A Woman. The call is for women to go on strike to demonstrate how important they are…

Nuvision’s Think.Tank.Challenge offers high school students financial literacy workshops and cash prizes for winning essays

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., – For a second year, Nuvision Credit Union is offering its signature educational event, Think.Tank.Challenge, an essay contest scholarship program offered to youth from select high schools. Nuvision’s Think.Tank.Challenge provides financial education workshops to students and their parents and scholarships to students who enter a contest by writing essays. Winners, selected by online…

NY Times Lauds Santa Ana for Sanctuary City Leadership

The New York Times showed the city of Santa Ana some love last weekend with this Op-Ed praising city leaders for their backbone on Sanctuary City Status and standing up to the Trump Administration on its immigration executive orders. From the story: Cities of immigrants, it’s time. Time to declare yourselves sanctuaries. To wear the…