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Gaido Scores SEIU Endorsement for Irvine Mayor

Agran Gaido Fox reception December 2014

Democratic candidate for mayor of Irvine, Mary Ann Gaido, has secured the endorsement of three branches of the Service Employees International Unions.  Here’s her note to supporters below: We are proud to announce that I have been endorsed for Mayor of Irvine by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) — United Service Workers West and the…

Wagner comes out against LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination State Senate Bill 1146 to Promote “Religious Liberty”

Don Wagner

State Rep. Don Wagner (R-68) and current candidate for Mayor sent out the note below warning residents about the perceived evil at SB1146, a bill by State Senator Richard Lara that protects the rights of LGBTQ students, faculty and staff at private colleges and universities, particular those that are faith-based. Wagner tries to frame the…

Wagner’s In for Irvine Mayor

Lucy Dunn and Don Wagner

As predicted, Don Wagner is in the race for mayor of Irvine and his announcement sounds a heck of a lot more positive than indications of earlier reluctance provided. Wagner (R-FivePoint) will join Christina Shea (R-Five Point) “Give Five Point Want It Wants” ticket.  And both will get mucho dinero from the Emile Haddad cabal…

Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

Michele Martinez

Votes are still being counted from last week’s election and yesterday’s fresh batch of results moved some pieces around on the election chessboard. Notably, Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen has moved into second place in the race for CD-46 opening up a 578 vote lead over Republican Bob Peterson.  We’ll note it still places Nguyen,…

Big Night for Democrats in OC

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For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

We’re Supporting Irvine’s Measure E School Bond Measure

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The Irvine Unified School District is traditionally one of Orange County’s and California’s best performing school districts despite the fact it’s also one of the lowest funded school districts in the state. Measure E, a bond for much needed repairs in many of the city’s older elementary/middle/high schools, could raise as much as $250-$319 million…