Tag Archive for Jose Solorio

Who Will Be Santa Ana’s Next Mayor?

Claudia Alvarez and Miguel Pulido

There’s a considerable amount of speculation that longtime Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido just might sit this fall’s election to focus on the FPPC investigation into the Mayor’s questionable real estate dealings. I’ll believe it when I see it, but should Pulido drop out, there’s no shortage of candidates who seek to replace him.

Solorio attacks Nguyen over tainted campaign contributors

Jose Solorio

On Monday, Community College District trustee Jose Solorio challenged his opponent for State Senate, Supervisor Janet Nguyen, to “return contributions with connections to possible corrupt activities.” Solorio’s call for the return of contributions follows a report in OC Weekly, “Little Saigon Politicians Linked To Alleged Police-Tied Loan Sharking Operation.”

United Unions Call for Diamond’s Removal from DPOC Leadership Post

Greg Diamond (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Two independent sources tell TheLiberalOC that at Wednesday’s special Executive Board meeting of the OC Labor Fed, that all 90-plus unions represented by the LaborFed united with the 20-plus Building Trade unions in demanding that the Democratic Party of Orange County remove Greg Diamond from his North OC Vice Chair post or organized labor will withhold support of Democratic…

GOP Donor Backing AAA’s SB 994 Behind Efforts to Deny Democrats Supermajority Status

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

When you think AAA, you think emergency road service and maps for the family vacation (although Garmin and Google Maps have pretty much put an end to that). But in reality, AAA is is an insurance company. Last week, it unveiled legislation, SB 994, billed as the “AAA Insurance Data Grab Bill” by its opponents, that would allow insurance companies to access data from automobiles.

Correa Backs Solorio for Senate Seat

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

SENATOR CORREA BACKS SOLORIO TO REPLACE HIM IN THE 34th SENATE DISTRICT Santa Ana, CA – State Senator Lou Correa has formally endorsed Jose Solorio as the candidate to replace him in the 34th Senate District. Correa’s endorsement comes as the race for the seat is becoming among the most watched and hotly-contested in California.…

Requiescat in pace Dot De Leon

Dot De Leon

TheLiberalOC mourns our friend Dot De Leon who has been battling leukemia for several months now.  In spite of receiving a devastating prognosis several months ago, Dot remained committed to living every day and every moment with grace, courage and class. She loved her friends, Disneyland, and Democrats.  She is a co-host for a February…