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Rep. Loretta Sanchez is “Ready for Reform” on Immigration

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Saying “The Time is now and we are ready,” Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez participated in this morning’s Voto Latino’s press conference in Washington this morning along with Congressman Xavier Becerra, CA-34, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Congressman Hank Johnson, GA-4, Congressman Pete Gallego, TX-23 and Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, TX-15. The press conference highlighted Voto Latino’s…

Is It Time for an “OC Weekly Deathwatch” column?

I’m going to answer my own question right away and say “not now,” but last week the 50-year old Boston Phoenix ceased publication after a long history of alt-weekly excellence.  The Phoenix’s death is attributable more to changing readers habits instead of excellent journalism and newer formats.  A situation our own OC Weekly might also…

Rain did fall on Tet Parade but Political Courage Ruled the Day

Jose Solorio standing with supporters of the Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations who were excluded from the 2013 Tet parade in Westminster. (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

On Sunday morning thousands of people celebrated the Lunar New Year by witnessing the procession of politicians, community leaders, organizations, and businesses participating in the 2013 Tet Parade. There were some notable elected officials absent from the parade this year, many specifically because of the decision to exclude the LGBT group…