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Anna Drive Candidates Forum Draws 50

Last Friday night was an interesting one in Anaheim political circles to say the least.  The Angels were home, losing game 2 to the Royals.  Lorri Galloway had a campaign open house that drew hundreds of supporters.  And there was a candidate’s forum on Anna Drive that attracted council candidates Dr. Jose Moreno, Donna Acevedo,…

Janet Nguyen’s Oil Slick

Supervisor Janet Nguyen

Late Friday night, a new independent expenditure committee, the Coalition to Restore California’s Middle Class, dumped $1.5 million into key legislative races across the state. But there’s little support for the restoring the middle class among the supporters of this new coalition.

Governor Brown and Sharon Quirk Silva at Great Park for Press Conference on Vet’s Cemetery

Sharon Quirk-Silva (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Hot off the press. GOVERNOR BROWN AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN QUIRK-SILVA ADDRESS VETERANS IN ORANGE COUNTY IRVINE – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (AD-65), Chair of the California State Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee, joined by local veterans and their families, invite members of the press as she welcomes Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to the Great Park, formerly known…

Living Near a Nuclear Waste Dump

Nuclear reactor at San Onofre, CA

Surprise, surprise, the government is not going to remove the nuclear waste after all. The big promises made years ago to seal the deal for allowing San Onofre to be built was the guarantee that the highly-radioactive nuclear waste would be removed when the plant closed. Now they have reneged on their promise. Instead of removing the waste, the new plan is to store the toxic waste right here indefinitely.