Tag Archive for Economic Justice

My Personal June 3 Endorsements

Note: My views expressed in this story do not reflect the opinions held by everyone at TheLiberalOC.com. These are my own ballot recommendations, not official endorsements from the whole blog. OK, here’s what you’ve all been waiting for. Here are my own suggestions for everyone voting in Central & West OC on June 3. Take…

Be a Part of the DAY OF ACTION!

Wow! Check this out! This just came from the Democratic Party of OC into my inbox, and it’s something you DEFINITELY don’t want to ignore!   Dear Andrew, The Governor is balancing the budget on the backs for working families! With education cuts of $4.4 billion to cutting funding for Medicare – students, seniors and…

OC Janitors Strike!

One of our readers reminded us this morning that there is other important stuff happening in Orange County than the 1st District contest. He’s right of courese. We usually save the meaty stuff until after the weekend. SEIU LOCAL1877 JANITOR CONTRACT CAMPAIGN UPDATE ORANGE COUNTY JANITORS AUTHORIZE STRIKE! May 5, 2008. The Orange County and Los…

Orange County Workers Fight Back!

OCEA Seeks Legal Relief For Its Members We received this memo from Nick Berardino regarding the Register’s attempt to attack the privacy of county workers.  Regular updates on the situation can be found at oceamember.org. On Friday the County notified OCEA that it refused to negotiate the effects that releasing employee names and salaries will…

Hopelessly Red?

I’m sure that’s what many think of when reading about politics in Orange County but it seems that Republicans in the State of California have not given in to the idea that the State is “Hopelessly Blue”. I hate to inform them, but I think they are in for a rude awakening. Hoping to find…

Real Estate Watch: An Emerging Class Divide on Home Prices?

As most of you already know, I like to read The Register’s real estate columnist, Jon Lansner, as often as I can. And today, he wrote about something that just can’t be ignored. Apparently, there’s an emerging divide on home prices. Check out what Lansner discovered when he looked at HousingTrack’s OC data: This online…

I Want a Fighter, Not a Quitter

{Originally posted at MyDD… But please stay tuned at the end, as I have a special personal request for all of you, my beloved TheLiberalOC.com readers. } “One thing I hope you know about me is that I don’t quit.” This is what Hillary said on the campaign trail today in Oregon. Was she being…