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Lies, Damn Lies and Vern Nelson

Orange Juice Blog Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Vern Nelson has it out for Anaheim’s Lorri Galloway since she accused him of sexual assault months back. Vern continues to undermine Galloway’s credibility when he’s really the one with the problem.  Nelson left a comment on this post at the OJBlog; he writes: Vern Nelson Posted February 1,…

State Rep Quirk-Silva Holding the Line on State College Tuition

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County), as a member of the California Assembly Committee on Higher Education, engaged in the oversight hearing on the University of California Board of Regents fact-finding review. Today, Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva calls on the UC Regents to focus on students, and use its funding more efficiently, in light of the UC…

Anaheim housing and community leader backs Ashleigh Aitken for Mayor

    Anaheim, CA—Ada Tamayo, an Anaheim Housing and Community Development Commissioner has endorsed Ashleigh Aitken for Mayor of Anaheim.   “Housing costs are crushing workers trying to raise a family in Anaheim,” said Ada Tamayo, Housing and Community Development Commissioner. “Ashleigh has the experience and passion to give workers and our neighborhoods the support…

The Dark Side of Julio Perez

The fired Orange County Labor Federation Executive Director Julio Perez made a number of mistakes leading to his dismissal.  The first was his alledged sexual harassment and retaliation against a female employee as documented in the OCLF investigation o when he was suspended, he knew what he had done.  He was asked to turn in…

Endorsements from Pre-Endorsement Meetings for Congressional Races

Some of the reading about Saturday’s events at the pre-endorsement meetings was downright funny, especially if the candidate you supported didn’t do well.  With the exception of CD-39, where no candidate got to 50 percent, those candidates seeking the California Democratic Party endorsement can do so in San Diego. I attended the Region 18 event. …