Tag Archive for DPOC

OC Human Relations Commission Seeks to Mediate Alvarez/Chase Situation; Martinez Leaves Alavrez off her Supporters List

Earlier this week, acting Santa Ana City Manager Paul Walters asked the OC Human Relations Commission to intervene in the case of anti-Semitic comments made by Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez.  Executive Director Rusty Kennedy confirms he has since spoken separately with all parties in the case as a part of his organization’s…

DPOC issues Statement on Alvarez Comments to Chase Family

DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro (c) 2009, TheLiberalOC.com

This press release was issued very early this morning from the Democratic Party of Orange County.  The comments are from Party chairman Frank Barbaro only: Democratic Party of Orange County Chairman, Frank Barbaro today issued the following statement concerning the recent remarks made by Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez. Chairman Barbaro noted that due to his being…

The DPOC’s Deborah Pauly Moment

When Villa Park Council member Deborah Pauly used venomous words and threats against Muslims at a Yorba Linda rally in February, the Democratic Party of Orange County issued a statement condemning the comments and even suggested that the comments went beyond rhetoric and were designed to “inflame and incite.” The DPOC also suggested that Pauly might…

Alvarez Apologizes, Kind of….

Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez apologized last night for her poor choice of words in linking Santa Ana developers Irv and Ryan Chase to Nazi leader Adolpf Hitler and inappropriately using the term “ethnic cleansing.” The statements first appeared on Art Pedroza’s New Santa Ana blog and came in shortly before 11PM.  Pedroza…

Waiting for Michele (and Tom?) in AD 69

Last week, Santa Ana councilmember Michele Martinez pre-announced on Facebook that she was formally announcing a campaign to run for AD-69 in the state assembly representing Santa Ana and much of Anaheim.  We’re on the back of of that “week or so” promise she made to announce, and there’s still no formal announcement or one…

Baugh and Barbaro Issue Joint Statement

     This came in the DPOC: “In this hour of great tragedy, we extend our prayers and deepest sympathy  to the families and friends of those who were killed in Arizona this past weekend. Our prayers and thoughts also go out to those who remain hospitalized, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Regardless of political belief…