Tag Archive for Fullerton

“Reagan Democrat” Running for Congress in CD-48 Thinks Royce is Exceptional

Most politicos are aware that you do not have to live in the congressional district you seek to represent as a candidate, but in the case of self-proclaimed “Reagan Democrat” Omar Siddiqui, a principal reason why he’s challenging Rep. Dana Rohrabacher instead of the Fullerton resident’s incumbent Congressman Ed Royce is because he think’s Royce…

My First DPOC Resolution Addresses Sanctuary City Status

At the next Democratic Party of Orange County meeting in about two weeks, I’ve put forth a resolution – my first as a member of the Central Committee – that was to address the need for making Anaheim a Sanctuary City.  Sources tell me that the Resolutions Committee has actually expanded this idea to call…

A Nightmare for Dreamers; DACA to End Under Trump

The Trump administration plans to eliminate a program that protects undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children — often referred to as “Dreamers.”  The DACA program is on the chopping block. This from Vox.com which received tips in the form of documents: “Ending unconstitutional executive amnesties,” would end a major Obama program that…

Orange County’s Progressive Power Couple

With the results still coming in, it’s all but certain that Sharon Quirk-Silva will return to her seat in AD-65 with a victory over Trump-supporter Young Kim.  And let’s add her husband, Fullerton city council member elect Jesus Silva to Democrats who won on election night in Orange County. The Silva’s are OC’s new political…

Jesus Silva to run for Fullerton City Council

Jesus Silva, the husband of AD-65 candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva and one of the most liked figures in OC political circles, has announced he’s a candidate for Fullerton City Council. Here’s what he posted on Facebook Thursday: “I will be running for Fullerton City Council. Looking forward to being out in the community and hearing from…

Newman’s Biggest Supporter for SD-29 — Himself

Political newcomer Josh Newman is running as a candidate for SD-29 and in many ways, his candidacy resembles that of Bernie Sanders going up against Sukhee Kang (in the Hillary Clinton role) and State Rep. Ling Ling Chang (portraying Donald Trump) with a small exception.  Sanders has years in Government; Newman is a political novice.  Bernie’s…

FPPC Poised to Fine Fullerton Developer Tony Bushala Over 2012 Mailer

The Fair Political Practices Commission will decide next week whether to fine Fullerton developer Tony Bushala, the former blogger for Friends for Fullerton’s Future, $2,000 over irregularities in a political mail issued in the 2012 election designed to hurt Fullerton City Council member Jan Flory. In the meeting next week, the Commission will review what really is…