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REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ SENDS LETTER TO SECRETARY CARTER REQUESTING THE PENTAGON TO HALT BONUS COLLECTION FROM CALIFORNIA SOLDIERS

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, released the following statement after sending a letter to Secretary Carter requesting that the Pentagon halt bonus collection from California soldiers. This letter is following the news that California soldiers and veterans are being forced to repay their…

Naked Trump Statute Goes for $22K in Auction

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This fun press release came in over the weekend and the good news here is a portion of the winning bid goes to benefit the National Immigration Forum, a leading immigration advocacy organization. Los Angeles, California – (October 23, 2016) – Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier Street Art auction house, held its highly anticipated “Street…

Council on American-Islamic Relations PAC Endorses Loretta Sanchez for US Senate

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  Los Angeles, CA – The Council on American-Islamic Relations California (CAIR) PAC endorsed Loretta Sanchez for United States Senate in a dual endorsement. “For 20-years I have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the Muslim American community and I am truly humbled and honored to have their support for United States Senate,” said Rep. Loretta Sanchez. “I believe…

Tish Leon Remembers Santa Ana’s Steve McGuigan

Steve McGuigan (on the right) poses with developer Mike Harrah

Editor’s Note: Long time Santa Ana resident Steve McGuigan passed away on Sunday after a long battle with cancer.  He is mourned by many.  I’ve asked my friend Tish Leon to offer her thoughts on Steve’s life for our readers. Tish writes: Who was Steve McGuigan? Besides being a friend and a true believer of…

Gavin Newsom Endorses Farivar for Irvine City Council

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  Irvine, CA –  Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom endorsed Shiva Farivar’s campaign for Irvine City Council today. In announcing his support, Newsom joins a high profile list of progressive leaders and organizations supporting Farivar, which includes the Orange County League of Conservation Voters, Irvine Councilmember Beth Krom, and former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang.    In announcing…