Tag Archive for Don Wagner

IPSF Announces Golf Tournament

TheLiberalOC is a pro-education blog and we’re for any organization that helps fund things like science, art, and music in our schools.  For kids in Irvine, IPSF is a Godsend. Here’s some news to share about their latest fundraiser. The Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) today announced that noted professional long driver Jeff Farley will…

Still $40,000 in Debt, Chuck DeVore Plans 2012 Run

Has it been two weeks since Chuck DeVore left office?  I hadn’t thought about it until I got an email from new Assemblyman Don Wagner on his swearing in ceremony (more on that in a bit).  But Chuck can’t wait until 2012 and the LA Times is reporting he is already planning to run but…

Our Picks in Irvine and Tustin

It is without surprise that we endorse Mayor Sukhee Kang for re-election, Larry Agran to return to the Irvine City Council and commissioner Shiva Farivar to replace Christina Shea on the city council.  The progressive majority took control of Irvine in 2000 and since then, on an apples-to-apples comparision, the size of city government has…

The AD-70 Debate from Melissa’s POV

In the debate last night between the candidates for the 70th Assembly District, my Republican opponent again repeated his insistence our schools don’t need more funding, that women should be deprived of their reproductive freedom, and that our clean air standards should be eliminated. He also complained that I am supported by labor unions. I…

Our chat with Don Wagner

I met AD-70 candidate Don Wagner at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event in Irvine last Friday and we spent a few minutes talking about the upcoming election. The very first thing I said to Don was express my condolences at the loss of his son, who died the weekend before June’s primary due to…