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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…

Seems everyone wants to stand in the spotlight with Loretta and Bill

Over the past several days it seems that every elected democrat is claiming that they, along with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), are inviting people to attend a rally in Santa Ana. In some cases, they are making it look like they are hosting, or co-hosting, the event. The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) sent out an email blast, announcing the rally, but they had the intellectual honesty not to claim it was their event.

Democratic Party of Orange County releases local endorsements

Frank Barbaro, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County today announced the local Party endorsements of Democrats who are seeking elected office for Mayor, City Council and/or K-14 Board of Education. In the release sent to their email list, the DPOC included contact information so that people can take a moment to volunteer or to contribute to the…

Rep. Barney Frank Keynotes Sold Out OC Democratic Party Truman Dinner

Representative Barney Frank delivered the keynote address to the Democratic Party of Orange County’s Truman Award Dinner on Saturday night. Four-hundred guests attended the sold out annual fundraising dinner held at the UFCW Local 324 Banquet Hall to honor Rancho Santiago Community College District Trustee John Hanna as he received the 16th Harry S Truman Award. Congressman Barney Frank represents the Fourth Congressional District of Massachusetts.