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Solorio Birthday Bash/Fundraiser Gets New Location

Jose Solorio

Rancho Santiago CCD Trustee and State Senate candidate will hold his annual birthday party and fundraiser at Original Mike’s in Santa Ana this year.  Solorio, who made the rounds at Saturday’s DPOC open house, trailed County Supervisor Janet Nguyen in the last fundraising report Democrats who want to keep this seat blue need to come…

Solorio adds Key Labor Endorsements for State Senate Run

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

From a press release from State Senate candidate Jose Solorio: Solorio Receives Early and Important Labor Endorsements for his 2014 Senate Race These endorsements, plus a $450,000 campaign warchest, position Solorio as strong candidate in the 34th Senate District Santa Ana, CA – Community College Trustee Jose Solorio announces he has received an important statewide…

Jose Solorio’s TEA Party Moment

Jose Solorio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz

My first reaction to the image of Jose Solorio shaking hands with Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the Orange County Republican Party’s Flag Day fundraiser was; “what was Jose trying to prove,” I wondered? He’s running for the 34th Senate seat in 2014, as a Democrat, for Christ’s sake.

Rain did fall on Tet Parade but Political Courage Ruled the Day

Jose Solorio standing with supporters of the Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations who were excluded from the 2013 Tet parade in Westminster. (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

On Sunday morning thousands of people celebrated the Lunar New Year by witnessing the procession of politicians, community leaders, organizations, and businesses participating in the 2013 Tet Parade. There were some notable elected officials absent from the parade this year, many specifically because of the decision to exclude the LGBT group…

Battle for the Heart of DPOC Underway

As the crowd gathered for State Senator Lou Correa’s annual holiday reception in Santa Ana, a different kind of event was taking place.  Quiet lobbying for support to lead the Democratic Party of Orange County between Jeff LeTourneau and Henry Vandermeir.  It was fun to watch the two men and their suporters work the room,…