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Requiesce in pace Amin David

Amin David (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Our former blogger Claudio Gallegos posted this on Facebook on Sunday: Orange County lost a legend and heaven gained an angel last night. Amin David was a pioneer for Latino civil rights in Orange County. He will be missed and I will never forget his guidance and knowledge. Rest in peace amigo. David’s family posted…

Sharon Quirk-Silva Issues Statement on Anaheim Districting Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

QUIRK-SILVA: STATE INACTION ALLOWED ANAHEIM REDISTRICTING FIASCO   FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and Assembly candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva made the following statement regarding last week’s Anaheim City Council vote denying the creation of a city council district with a majority Latino population within the city’s boundaries. “I find the Anaheim Council’s denial of Latino residents’ voting rights appalling…

MALDEF Threatens Litigation Against Anaheim over District 3

Dr. Jose Moreno posted news of this announcement on Facebook last night.  MALDEF, a Latino Civil Rights Organization, posted the following news release on their website yesterday and there’s a link to a letter sent to Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait the follows. The organization wants the city to reconsider opening District 3 for the November…

Palmdale Voting Rights Ruling Foreshadows Anaheim’s Future

Anaheim Seal

The ruling, dated last week, from Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark V. Mooney which orders new district based elections for the City of Palmdale. The ruling illustrates what the City of Anaheim may be looking at as an outcome of a similar suit filed alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act caused by the at-large election of city council members.