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No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

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The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…

OC Democratic Delegates Make Primary Endorsement Recommendations

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Winter rain showers didn’t dampen the determination of Democratic Party Activists as they gathered Saturday morning to make primary endorsement recommendations ahead of the State Democratic Party Convention February 10-12. The decisions made in the caucus set the scene for the real battle in contested races at the convention. The regional caucus determines whether endorsements…

Martinez slams Journalist for Tweets

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Assembly candidate Michele Martinez today blasted a reporter who overheard her phone call on a train to Northern California as “creepy” in an emailed statement to the Orange County Register.  California Watch investigative journalist Bob Salladay, a senior editor, tweeted from his train seat across Martinez this morning from Southern California to Oakland regarding statements Martinez made about her campaign.…

Martinez Opens Assembly Campaign Office Saturday

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Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez will host a grand opening event this Saturday, January 14 at her new campaign headquarters in Santa Ana. The office is located at 217 N. Main Street, #116, Santa Ana, CA.  Martinez is a candidate for the open Assembly seat in the 69th district.  The seat is currently held by Assembly member…

OC Young Dems Endorse Julio Perez in 69th Assembly Contest

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More than 75 people filled the main room of Bistro 400 in Santa Ana on Thursday night for the regular meeting of the Orange County Young Democrats. They were there to consider early endorsements in 2012 Orange County legislative races. Several current and former elected officials were there to seek endorsement or offer support to…