Tag Archive for Board of Supervisors

Enter the “Union Boss”

Peggy Lowe over at the OC Register posted this yesterday and I just have to follow up on it. DA’s DNA plan DOA? Or just on ice? Buzzette’s hearing some rumblings this afternoon about item No. 27 on the supes agenda for Tuesday, the first meeting in 2007. This is an $875,000 item DA Tony…

Democratic Party OC Endorses Tom Umberg

This Just In… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 27, 2006  DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ORANGE COUNTY ENDORSES TOM UMBERG FOR SUPERVISOR  Contact: Mike Levin, Executive Director, (714) 835-2122, mike@ocdemocrats.net  Former Assemblyman Tom Umberg has won the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Orange County in the race to replace State Senator Lou Correa as Orange County Supervisor. …

Claudia Chicken’s Out!

Apparently, Santa Ana Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez showed up, signatures and money in hand and hanged her mind onnce it was clear that Umberg was in the Supervisor race. Although it could have been Benny Diaz that scared her away. At any rate, it looks like we have 3 Dems and 7 Republicans in the race.…

SPLASH! Umberg Jumps In.

Former 69th Assemblyman Tom Umberg has pulled papers and is in the 1st District Supervisor contest to replace his former opponent in the 34th Senate primary election, Senator Lou Correa. Umberg’s entry into the race sets up a rematch with Santa Ana Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez, who lost to Umberg in the 2004 primary for Assembly. Also,…

The sky fell… on his head!

  This great letter to the editor in today’s OC Register describes my thoughts quite well.  The voters of the 2nd district, in their infinite wisdom, chose this guy to be one of the five Supervisors running our county.  Folks, the sky really is falling and the guy who claims to have predicted the largest…

From the desk of Janet Nguyen

We received the first piece of mail for the 1st District Supervisor’s race today from Janet Nguyen: I believe in the American dream, and that’s why I have decided to dedicate my life to serving our community. I was elected to the Garden Grove City Council and, a few days ago, I am a candidate…

Nightmare Before Christmas

“Twas a long time ago, longer now than it seems In a place that perhaps you’ve seen in your dreams. For the story that you are about to be told Began with the holiday worlds of old. Now, you’ve probably wondered where holidays come from. If you haven’t, I’d say it’s time you begun. For…