Tag Archive for Garden Grove

Vietnamese Businessman Phu Nguyen Announces Assembly Bid

“I am running because I still believe in the California Dream. My parents came to California as refugees from Vietnam with two dollars in their pocket and the dream of making a new life in this great country. They struggled and sacrificed, working long hours to build a business, but they thrived because they found opportunity. That opportunity included a great education system, infrastructure investment, support for working families, and a business community focused on common goals. Their success was linked to the success of California as it grew to the eighth largest economy in the world.”

Garden Grove Raises Water Rates 19.7%

The Orange County Register reports: Garden Grove gets 19.7 % water rate hike City Council members say the increases are necessary because the city’s cost of buying water has gone up. GARDEN GROVE – Starting Sept. 1, residents’ water rates will go up 19.7 percent, with more rate increases on the way. The City Council…

Royce Health Care Town Hall 2.0

Ed Royce held another local Town Hall meeting in Garden Grove on Saturday. Unlike his last one, this time Royce slapped down the Lyndon LaRouche supporter who carried a poster of President Obama with a Hitler moustache. “It’s not a Nazi health care policy, it’s a socialist health care policy,” Royce said. “The one thing Democrats…

Signing on to TheLiberalOC

HELLO LIBERALOC!!! It is an honor to be asked by Chris Prevatt and Dan Chmielewski to join their esteemed blogpen. I too have critiqued their lack of coverage in Central Orange County, the one current Democratic stronghold in the OC, so what a suprise when they asked me to be the one to fill this…

QuachGate News Flash

TheLiberalOC has learned that someone with the same name as Westminster City Councilman Andy Tuan Ngoc Quach, has been cited for three moving violations since 2004. The first citation occurred on January 18, 2004 for driving at an unsafe speed and without proof of insurance in Santa Ana. The insurance charge was dismissed and Quach…

Run Van, Run!

Yesterday the Van Tran for Congress campaign noted in a release that, ‘we have a long campaign and a lot of work to do…’  In his release he crowed about having raised more than $250,000 for his congressional challenge of the 47th District popular democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Also, in yesterday’s news we picked up…

Big Blue Gorilla A Casualty of Auto Dealer Closures

Garden Grove – Union Chrysler Jeep Dodge, which is widely known for its iconic giant blue gorilla on its roof, is slated for closure only months after the Garden Grove City Council gave the dealership $270,000 in January to try to save the troubled dealer. Commuters on the 22 may no longer see the inflatable area landmark as…