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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…

What Do YOU Think Should Be Done About the Education Budget?

“Budget cuts should not punish students and the future of this state,” Kaitlyn Spore, student representative to the district Board of Education and a Mission Viejo High senior, told the crowd. “It is our hope that we can send a strong message to the governor that education must be a priority.” Last night, some 4,000…

OCYD Mixer This Thursday!

Don’t forget… OCYD’s monthly mixer is on Thursday! You won’t want to miss this! Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, Young Democrats Meeting Join us for our next monthly Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, April 10th at 7:00 PM at Jason’s Downtown Restaurant and Wine Cellar located at 416 W. 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701.…

A Letter to IUSD School Board, Schools Chief

Got this via email: April 3, 2008 Trustees of the Irvine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Gwen Gross Irvine Unified School District 5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 Dear Trustees and Dr. Gwen Gross: As concerned parents as well as members of the Executive Board of the Irvine Council PTA, we the undersigned respectfully request…

Teacher Layoffs Already Affecting the Classroom

  “It’s an emotional time,” said Bismack, 29, of San Clemente, now in her third year at Canyon Vista. “I have a five-year degree and I’m working on a master’s degree. I was looked at as a highly qualified teacher, and now I’m looking for an alternative job for next year.”