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DPOC Calls for inclusion of LGBT Group in Tet Parade

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This afternoon, the Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County, Henry Vandermeir called on the organizers of the 2013 Tet Parade to reverse their decision to exclude the Partnership of Viet LGBT Organizations from participation in this year’s parade. The Democratic Party of Orange County rejects any form of discrimination” Vandermeir said; “and request…

Barbaro to Step Down at DPOC

Hat tip to Marty Wisckol at the OC Register for this story about DPOC Chairman Frank Barbaro’s decision to retire from his party position. Barbaro is leaving the party in better condition than he found it with vote registration up and more elected Democrats in office than when he took over.  Barbaro has grown weary…

Bill Clinton’s Coming to Irvine Next Week

We don’t have a lot of details but former President Bill Clinton will be in Irvine next Tuesday for a post-debate rally with the election two weeks out.  According to the DPOC, the rally will be held at UCI but there is no information as to where exactly and what time. We’ll post more details…

DPOC backs Sarmiento for Santa Ana City Council

Vincent Sarmiento has received the endorsement from the Democratic Party of Orange County for Santa Ana City Council’s Ward -1 seat. The Democratic Party of Orange County represents democrats in the fifth largest county in the nation. The party believes Councilman Sarmiento is the best and most capable candidate to represent the residents of Santa…

DPOC Executive Director Punched in Santa Ana

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Buying a cup of Joe in America’s Fourth Safest City (according to Forbes) should be a reasonably safe activity.  But Nick Anas, the executive director of the Democratic party of Orange County, got a little jolt today with his coffee that had nothing to do with an extra expresso shot.  Anas was assaulted by a…