While watching the returns for the Republican primary in the AD-70 race, it should be obvious that the biggest winner of the primary election for this seat last night was Melissa Fox. She came in with more than 10,600 votes surpassing even Republican primary winner Don Wagner by a few hundred votes. We’re hoping Wagner shows the willingness to debate Fox for this seat and often.
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
Here are my recommendations for some of the contested races on Tuesday’s ballot in Orange County. Sheriff-Coroner – For me, Sandra Hutchens should be elected as Orange County Sheriff-Coroner.
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
“Respecting and serving our seniors is more than a matter of policy; it is a moral issue. Our character as a community is defined in large part by how we treat those who have served and protected us. I will fight to stop these cuts and ensure that seniors have the health care they need to maintain their independence in their own homes.”
by Dan Chmielewski • • 16 Comments
(Photo: LiberalOC blogger Heather Pritchard and AD-70 candidate Melissa Fox join striking CUSD teachers on the picket line.) Another day on the line… We were treated to free hot dogs by the Orange County Employees Association. They just showed up…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 3 Comments
A first hand account from a striking teacher: “It was a wonderful day. we had super turnout at Aliso Niguel High school, and wonderful student and parental support! Former students arrived to walk with us. We arrived bright and early to set up. It may be that the scabs thought they wouldn’t have to pass by us, but we started arriving before six AM. School was a disaster.”
by Chris Prevatt • • 9 Comments
Poor Joseph Dovinh, our wanabe candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for the 68th Assembly seat just can’t seem to catch a break. Saturday morning the Democratic Party delegates held their pre-convention endorsement caucus for local legislative offices.