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Requiesce in pace Amin David

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

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…