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Tom Daly’s AD-69 Campaign Gains Momentum

A combination of campaign experience, political savvy, and mis-steps by younger and less experienced opponents, combined with the self-destruction of the only Republican in the race, seem to be giving an edge to the AD-69 candidacy of OC Clerk Recorder Tom Daly. While’s he’s been running behind Labor leader Julio Perez and Santa Ana Council woman Michele…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Redistricting Hearing: A lesson in Democracy

Lan Nguyen, Tri Ta, and Tyler Diep wait to address the Citizen's Redistricting Commission, Photo: Chris Prevatt

I guess I suspected a bunch of people who had already made up their minds to be sitting on the Dias. I expected the room to be about as empty as a city Council meeting towards its end as well. To say the least, what I saw on Friday night at the Orange County Public Hearing for the California Citizens Redistricting Commission exceeded my expectations, in a good way.

Tran ‘missed the boat’ and didn’t vote to help eradicate Slavery and Human Trafficking

“While Van Tran was avoiding votes on an important anti-trafficking bill, Congresswoman Sanchez was introducing tough new legislation to combat child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. and abroad,” said Jessica Mejia, the campaign manager for the Committee to Re-Elect Loretta Sanchez. “Our opponent can talk about human rights all he wants, but his paltry record on this issue speaks for itself. Rep. Sanchez has spent the last fourteen years supporting legislation to promote human rights, as well as strengthen education, cut taxes for the middle class, and increase lending to small businesses – issues that are particularly important to her Vietnamese constituents.”