Tag Archive for Jerry Amante

Our Picks in Irvine and Tustin

It is without surprise that we endorse Mayor Sukhee Kang for re-election, Larry Agran to return to the Irvine City Council and commissioner Shiva Farivar to replace Christina Shea on the city council.  The progressive majority took control of Irvine in 2000 and since then, on an apples-to-apples comparision, the size of city government has…

The Old Boys Network at Work in Tustin

Is it that hard for elected officials officials to be respectful?  Carly Fiorina has an entire ad dedicated to an exchange between Senator Barbara Boxer and Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during testimony on the Louisiana coastal restoration process in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He began to answer one of…

Sherri Loveland to run for Tustin City Council

Long time Tustin community activist Sherri Loveland has filed to fill one of the vacant seats on the Tustin City Council.   We met her last week at a fundraiser for Santa Ana Council member David Benavides and she’s smart, she’s committed, and she’s charming — basically everything the anti-Jerry Amante and she’s just what Tustin…

A Retraction and Apology to Tustin’s William Huston

Due to information provided by a source, TheLiberalOC needs to retract an element of reporting from this post written shortly after the primary election.  The documentation we were shown indicated that AD-70 candidate Jery Amante had received a donation from Tustin City Manager William Huston, that we reported was in violation of of the code of…

The AD-70 Race’s Biggest Winner: Melissa Fox

While watching the returns for the Republican primary in the AD-70 race, it should be obvious that the biggest winner of the primary election for this seat last night was Melissa Fox. She came in with more than 10,600 votes surpassing even Republican primary winner Don Wagner by a few hundred votes. We’re hoping Wagner shows the willingness to debate Fox for this seat and often.