Tag Archive for Brea

California Republicans Retreat


The Sacramento Bee published this story recently that highlighted the plight of Republicans in California.  The main point — the GOP is bleeding registered voters and California is turning bluer by the minute.  San Francisco has lost nearly a third of its registered Republicans in the last decade meaning the city of Brea has more…

Arte’s Angle in Anaheim


I’ve seen my share of typos regarding the Los Angeles “Angles” of Anaheim online and on Facebook that my choice of words in the headline is deliberate.  As a baseball fan, I think we all need to take a breath here for a minute on the negotiations between the city of Anaheim and the Angels. …

Is Assembly Candidate Philip Chen Misleading Voters ?


Republican assembly candidate Philip Chen features a nice photo of himself in his Los Angeles County reserve sheriff’s uniform on his campaign website as he runs for AD-55 which includes significant chunks of LaHabra, Yorba Linda, Brea and Placentia.  Chen is using the misleading photo of himself in his law enforcement uniform when his day job…

OC cities and county facing $268 million fiscal cliff


For all the talk of the “Fiscal Cliff” in Washington, D.C. Orange County, and 19 O.C. cities and the are facing their own version of a fiscal cliff that could cripple their general funds. The state Department of Finance has demanded payment of $268 million in unspent redevelopment agency funds targeted for low- and moderate-income housing.

Sharon Quirk-Silva Gains Key Education Endorsements for AD-65

  EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY OVERWHELMINGLY ENDORSES SHARON QUIRK-SILVA (Fullerton, CA) — California Teachers Association (CTA), California Federation of Teachers, California Faculty Association, California School Employees Association and California Teachers for Academic Excellence have all endorsed Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva for the 65th Assembly District. “With budget cuts looming and many school districts struggling to stay afloat,…