It seems that there is always some person involved in our local government process who thinks that they can dictate what happens. In this case in Costa Mesa it is Jim Righeimer, who couldn’t get elected as a dog-catcher if his life depended on it, who thinks he’s in charge.
Assemblyman Jose Solorio, (D-Anaheim), author of legislation to stop the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds, was pleased with the announcement. “We knew from the beginning that the process was not designed to garner the highest bid, and the local community didn’t want the fairgrounds sold at all,” Solorio said. “This is good news for the state, Costa Mesa, and all Orange County residents who enjoy the OC Fairgrounds.”
â€œI 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.â€
Tonight’s sold out Truman dinner was a huge success and drew a large crowd of Democrats inside and about 100 protesters outside. House speaker Nancy Pelosi was delayed by traffic but her rousing speech, very focused on healthcare reform, more than made up for the tardiness.
It is interesting to see Lorri Galloway supporters lob accusations at Tom Daly and others over whether or not they are good Democrats. Galloway’s supporters seem to be filled with a self-righteous zeal to point out who are good and bad Democrats throughout Orange County. Reading their comments and listening to Lorri herself, one would…
Ah, what a weekend! There’s really nothing like a good, old fashioned neighborhood walk to soothe one’s soul! Whenever I get nervous about the election, I schedule some time to walk and I feel so much better afterwards. And you know what else? I also helped two very special people in their efforts to get…
Join us at Taco Tuesday at the Chronic Cantina.Â $10 for all you can eat tacoÂ bar and a margarita.Â Friends for Foley gets a portion of the proceeds.