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New DPOC Board Takes Over

Congratulations to Fran Sdao on being elected the new chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County and thank you to Henry Vandermeir for leading the Party to a better place today than when he took over four years ago. There was lot of talk from the dais at the Teamster’s Hall in Orange about…

ADEM Elections Get Massive Turnout

Normally, elections for California ADEM delegates are small, intimate affairs and it was relatively easy to get elected or appointed.  But with Saturday’s elections in OC, turnout was massive and, sources in Northern California tell TheLiberalOC turnout in Silicon Valley was also huge even in the midst of a massive rainstorm that swept the area…

Goodbye 2016

And what a miserable year it was.  As we look forward to 2017, there’s a roadmap to follow to organize and inform and work hard for change. The dark days of 2005 show Democrats can come back.  It’s a simple choice: wallow in self-pity or aggressively move forward in a more unified fashion.  Uniting to…

DPOC Endorsement Tango

At last night’s DPOC meeting, Central Committee member Jeff Letourneau sought some sort of admonishment by the local party against former Party chair Frank Barbaro because Barbaro’s PAC had issued campaign mail on behalf of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman using Barbaro’s title as DPOC Chair Emeritus in the tight race for Anaheim City Council…

DPOC Chair: Irvine’s *Real* Education Team

You may have seen political signs in Irvine claiming that the Republican slate of Wagner, Shea and Kuo is Irvine’s “Education Team.”  Nothing could be further from the truth! Republican candidate for Mayor Donald Wagner once forced Irvine Valley College to cut its ties to the American Library Association, contending that the organization, which had…

Building Bridges in Tustin is What Clark is All About

At the Tustin City Council candidate’s forum Tuesday night, council member Allan Bernstein “jokingly” said he wants to build a wall between Tustin and Irvine and “Irvine will pay for that wall.”  Nice to know another pro-Trump Republican has outed himself and Tustin deserves better than this. As an Irvine resident with a business in…

Greg Diamond doesn’t speak for me

I had a half dozen texts on my phone this morning when I got up for bootcamp all pointing to an editorial by Greg Diamond over at The Orange Juice Blog.  Greg’s running out of material that he needs to take offense to posts written here.  Let’s make a few things clear: Greg Diamond doesn’t…