Tag Archive for AD 70

Doing the People’s Work

Does Tustin City Council member Jerry Amante think the late Tom Fuentes, a leader in the OC GOP, was a bad public servant?  All evidence suggests, yes he does. So here is the logic behind my contention and stay with me on this.  Jerry Amante has a singular mission and that’s to bully and belittle his…

The AD-70 Debate from Melissa’s POV

In the debate last night between the candidates for the 70th Assembly District, my Republican opponent again repeated his insistence our schools don’t need more funding, that women should be deprived of their reproductive freedom, and that our clean air standards should be eliminated. He also complained that I am supported by labor unions. I…

Our chat with Don Wagner

I met AD-70 candidate Don Wagner at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event in Irvine last Friday and we spent a few minutes talking about the upcoming election. The very first thing I said to Don was express my condolences at the loss of his son, who died the weekend before June’s primary due to…

Around Town In South County….

It has been a interesting few days. I have been devouring the daily editions of the Register to get a sense of what is going on with the various campaigns while hanging out in Facebook too. If it was not for Facebook and the periodic reach outs I have done, I would be as much…

The AD-70 Race’s Biggest Winner: Melissa Fox

While watching the returns for the Republican primary in the AD-70 race, it should be obvious that the biggest winner of the primary election for this seat last night was Melissa Fox. She came in with more than 10,600 votes surpassing even Republican primary winner Don Wagner by a few hundred votes. We’re hoping Wagner shows the willingness to debate Fox for this seat and often.

Choi throws pro-education Irvine parents under the bus

One of the interesting side stories in the side show “I know you are but what am I” battles between Irvine council member and AD-70 GOP candidate Steven Choi and Tustin Mayor and AD-70 candidate Jerry Amante is the news that Choi has thrown Irvine’s pro-education parents under the bus as he pursues political power…