Tag Archive for Education

Support a Better Education for Santa Ana’s Kids

Here’s a special message I received recently from the Yes for Measure G campaign. As you may know well by now, the recent budget cuts are causing strain on schools everywhere… But this especially seems to be the case in Santa Ana. Working-class families have already suffered from past budget cuts to the schools here.…

Writing a check for $400 is not considered a tax?

That’s what Capistrano Unified School District is asking parents to do, pay $400 out of their pockets to try to keep from having to lay off hundreds of teachers in their district.  This is not considered a tax in of itself? South Orange County families are being urged to donate $400 per student to save…

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…

Rep. Loretta Sanchez Comes to Chapman This Weekend!

Wow! I just found this in my inbox from our wonderful Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s office. Apparently, all of you at Chapman University are in for a special treat. The Chapman College Democrats invite you to take part in a unique networking opportunity featuring Chapman alum Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez! This Sunday evening at 6:30pm in Argyros…

Supporting Public Schools

Parents of public school children are being asked to contact their state legislators in Sacramento on cuts to public school funding.  Here’s some helpful data to get you through your call.  But fair warning.  If your state rep or state senator is a Republican, you might as well be talking to a stone wall.  They…

Good News, The Economy not Hurting Everyone

The Yacht Owners of Orange County get the benefit of a loophole where they don’t have to pay State taxes on the purchase of a new boat and when Republicans blocked the passage of a bill that would close this loophole this is how they defended their decision. Republican Senator Dick Ackerman started off opposition…

The Governator visiting South County Tomorrow, Privately…

Yes, you read that right. The Governator is going to be making a public appearance at a private school in Orange County and to add insult to injury, thousands of parents of children in public school plan on protesting this appearance. Do you blame them? SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Hundreds of parents, students and teachers…