Tag Archive for Frank Barbaro

New Executive Director Tapped by DPOC

We got this note from DPOC chair Frank Barbaro: I am pleased to announce that Gerrie Schipske is the new Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Orange County. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-47th CD) says, “I join with Orange County Democrats in extending a warm welcome to the Honorable Gerrie Schipske and congratulate the Democratic…

Truman Dinner is a Huge Success

Tonight’s sold out Truman dinner was a huge success and drew a large crowd of Democrats inside and about 100 protesters outside. House speaker Nancy Pelosi was delayed by traffic but her rousing speech, very focused on healthcare reform, more than made up for the tardiness.

Pelosi at 15th Truman Dinner Shows OC Blue Power

Santa Ana, CA — As we reported on Friday, the Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) has confirmed the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the keynote speaker for the 15th Annual Harry S Truman Awards dinner. The DPOC also announced that State Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana) is the 2009 Truman…

Jerry Brown Fundraiser in Santa Monica Tomorrow

HT to old friend Mike Levin for this invite. California AG and undeclared candidate for Governor, the honorable Jerry Brown is ocming to Santa Monica for a funraiser tomorrow (Wednesday, October 14, from noon to 1:30PM).  AG Brown will be at the offices of Bryan Cave LLP in Santa Monica.  The hosts are Jeff Modisett, Frank Barbaro,…

Melahat Strikes Back!

Steve Perez asks Melahat Rafiei answers a few questions about the rumors surrounding her and OC Democratic Chair Frank Barbaro, as well as her future and that of the OC Democratic Party.