Gustavo Arellano earlier this week took Loretta Sanchez to task in a post on the OCWeekly’s Navel Gazing blog regarding comments she made in a Spanish language interview on Univision. Gustavo wrote: The Van Tran for Congress campaign put out a press release late last week claiming that their Moby Dick, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, blamed…
â€œIâ€™m proud of my record in Congress and what Iâ€™ve done to help the people of the 47th District. We still have a lot to do, but if the Republicans were to have their way we would be doing nothing at all.â€
The Voice of OC reported today that Westminster Councilman Tyler Diep has been triple dipping on public medical benefits. Diep, who was elected to the Westminster City Council in 2008, also serves as a Board Member of the Midway City Sanitation District. Diep is also a member of Board of Equalization Member Michelle Steelâ€™s staff. Mr. Diep has been taking medical benefits from all three organizations.
Tran: â€œThereâ€™s a big debate in the community whether sheâ€™s (Loretta Sanchez) effective or not â€“ whether sheâ€™s doing it for lip service or for votes, because the big question is, after 14 years in the House, what substantial and tangible results can she show in terms of advancing Vietnamese democracy and human rights? Show us your accomplishments _ what bills, what legislation, what political prisoners?â€
Asm. Van Tran getting the TEA Party Express endorsement got me thinking about his appearance at the April TEA Party rally in Santa Ana this year. While his comments made it in the online publication OCLNN, their reporter got his name wrong.
One year ago todayÂ Westminster City Councilman Andy Quach smashed his $100K Mercedes into a wall on McFadden Avenue in Westminster. Thus launched the blooming of a story that we called QuachGate.Â Andy QuachÂ was apparently out with friends drinking whiskey at a restaurant that doesn’t serve whiskey. He hopped in his car to drive home and on…
Detractors of Sanchez, who periodically claim she has been ineffective in Congress, fail to understand the dynamics Congress. Sanchez has demonstrated yet again her ability to drive important legislative action benefiting both her district and the country by influencing legislation through the amendment process in committee.