Tag Archive for Larry Agran

Young Democrats Announce Endorsements

The Orange County Young Democrats yesterday voted to endorse local Democrats who are running for local office. At last night’s endorsement meeting in Orange, dozens of young Democrats and guests from around Orange County gathered to listen to local candidates and elected officials discuss their plans for the future in a speed dating endorsement meeting.…

Signs out in Force in the Fourth

One of our readers emailed me about why we don’t do something that Red County does; namely post copies of signs or mailers from Democratic candidates for office.  Well, we will and we do, when the campaigns send them to us.  Lorri Galloway’s campaign was the first to respond so we’re posting her signs here. …

Orange County Support for Proposition 15 California Fair Elections Act

Since 2000, over $1 billion has been raised by California politicians, buying special interests unprecedented access but shutting out the rest of us. That’s why polls show nearly three out of four voters want to change the way elections in California are financed. “The California Fair Elections Act will be a big win for California’s citizens,” said Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Larry Agran. “In the seven states that have fair elections systems, legislators were able to pass good laws to benefit their constituents instead of spending half their time raising money for the next campaign. The California Fair Elections Act will put Sacramento back to work for California.”

Happy Birthday Larry Agran

The man those on the right love to hate is celebrating a birthday today.  Democrats who support him are sometimes accused of “blind loyalty” but it’s hardly the case.  I met Larry Agran in 1998 when he was touting the Millenium Plan and a commercial airport at El Toro was still a very real possibility.…

Maybe Jerry (Amante) Can Host a Telethon for Tustin

One of my biggest complaints about conservative Republicans running for office in Orange County is that they seldom have a record that matches their rhetoric.  Rep. John Campbell decries government spending when proposed by President Obama but votes for the bailout of banks and the automobile industry when the ideas are proposed by the Bush…

Not a Peep from Probolsky about Choi

I’m not sure anyone has complained about Adam Probolsky’s column in the Irvine World News more than I.  More often than not, it’s pretty harmless.  And there are those moments when Adam goes after the progressives in the Irvine council majority or liberals in general, forgetting perhaps that Irvine is far more purple than red.…