Tag Archive for California

Love in Action

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O Democrats) Last Saturday, about 30 of us local civil rights activists in Orange County went out to see “Milk”. And afterwards, we were all inspired by the story of “The Mayor of Castro Street” to go out & make a difference outside South Coast Plaza. And guess what? We kept going…

How The West Was Won… And Lost

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) This week has been nothing short of amazing! Barack Obama will be our next President. More and better Democrats will be going to Congress. The electoral map has undergone a major blue shift. So why has this whole experience been bittersweet at best for me? Well, all is not well in…

Evening at the Caspian to Benefit Steve Young

The DemOC PAC, Iranian-American Democrats (IAD), Hon. Larry Agran, Frank Barbaro, Charles Langlois, Richard McDonough, Marion Pack, Melahat Rafiei, and Solange Ritchie (Committee as of Sept. 11th). Cordially invite you to attend a Reception for Steve Young Democratic Candidate for Congress CA-48th District At the Caspian Restaurant

Arnold Says He’ll VETO the Budget

This just in from The Sacramento Bee. The Governor is saying that he will veto the budget that the Legislature just passed. Even though we have now gone without a budget for the entire summer, Arnold says he won’t agree to the one budget that actually passed the Legislature. However, I’m also hearing news that…

WDYT: What’s the Source of the Budget Obstructionism?

As we all know right now, the state is still without a budget. The Governator says that all the Legislators should now forego the national party conventions to stay in Sacramento and get a budget passed… Even though Arnold himself apparently still has plans to speak at the RNC in Minneapolis. And right now, the…

WDYT: Dianne Feinstein for Governor?

Consider this the start of “What Do You Think?” reborn & remixed. I’d like to occasionally throw the floor to all of you here at LibOC to have your say on the major state & local news of the day. So anyways, let’s get to today’s topic. There seems to be a whole lot of…

State Budget Day 31

A Liberal OC source spoke to Senator Perata yesterday about the budget.  Contrary to some of what has been printed in the media, he is not optimistic about reaching any kind of a budget deal any time soon.  At this time, he does not see how the final budget will come together.  Perata said that the other…