Tag Archive for Latino

Will Costa Mesa go to Districting System?

Costa Mesa fire-engine

The Sunday edition of the Daily Pilot raises the issue that changing the way Costa Mesa elects its city council might have a profound impact on the city’s growing Latino population.  There’s support growing to have the city move towards districting to ensure greater Latino representation on the city council and that is sure to…

OC COPS back Martinez for Assembly

Councilwoman Michele Martinez (Santa Ana)

Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez has picked up a significant endorsement in her race for AD-69 with the back of OC COPS, the Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs.  Her announcement is below: OC Cops Back Michele Martinez for Assembly   Santa Ana, California –Michele Martinez’s Campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement…

Redistricting Hearing: A lesson in Democracy

Lan Nguyen, Tri Ta, and Tyler Diep wait to address the Citizen's Redistricting Commission, Photo: Chris Prevatt

I guess I suspected a bunch of people who had already made up their minds to be sitting on the Dias. I expected the room to be about as empty as a city Council meeting towards its end as well. To say the least, what I saw on Friday night at the Orange County Public Hearing for the California Citizens Redistricting Commission exceeded my expectations, in a good way.

Latinos for Reform Ad “Don’t Vote” Rejected by Univision

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKFAiMbm1Fc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] The Republican-backed “Latinos for Reform” has a new ad urging Latinos to sit this election out because of broken promises on immigration reform by the Democrats.  They must think Latino voters are stupid. Univision, the large Spanish language network, has rejected the ad.  Here’s some details: Via Politico: “Univision will not be running any…

Michael Steele wants to know….

The same geniuses who sent me the signed photo of John McCain and Sarah Palin last fall are at it again; I received a 2009 Obama Agenda Survey in the mail from the Republican National Committee.  The survey questions are like the survey questions on the Orange Juice Blog — there are no choices that…

OC Latinos for Obama Plan a Party

If you have not already RSVP’d, don’t forget to do so and join us tomorrow!!    OC Latinos for Obama Invites you to a Democratic Convention Watch Party   This Thursday evening Sen. Barack Obama (joined by his newly announced running mate, Sen. Joe Biden) will accept the Democratic Presidential nomination. Come share this historic moment with fellow…