Tag Archive for Nevada

The Quiet Leadership of Harry Reid

Senator Harry Reid with Andrew Davey

It didn’t take long for me to be pulled into circles of progressive and Democratic activists in Las Vegas. And before long, I had to rethink everything I thought I had known about the most famous living Nevadan. Looking from afar, I didn’t get Senator Harry Reid’s soft voice, his bumbling ways, and his weak…

Tax dollars on Wellness Save Taxpayers Money

It’s seldom that I have time in my schedule to attend Irvine City Council meetings, but a small debate two weeks ago over a proposal by Mayor Pro Tem Beth Krom to look into a citywide wellness program turned into a small facebook debate with Irvine Councilmember Jeff Lalloway; in short, I’ve always been of…

Protest over Wild Horses Round Up in LA Next Week

One of the most fun things we did last year was attend a friend’s wedding in Wyoming and making a long weekend of it turned to an outing to Yellowstone National Park where we saw herds of Bison, antelope, bald eagles in flight and a sleeping Grizzly Bear. It made me appreciate the fact we…

Jose Solorio Gets Media Attention with California is Golden Campaign

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cxe4ZVc7BeI&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecaliforniaisgolden%2Ecom%2F&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Santa Ana, CA — Assemblyman Jose Solorio’s launch of the California is Golden website earned Solorio a spot on CNN’s Lou Dobbs, and coverage in the LA Times. The campaign is in answer to several ads being run by the state of Nevada which slam California while encourageing business to relocate to the silver…

Disneyland to Sin City Express? Again, Jindal Didn’t Let Facts Get in His Way.

Why can’t our media in Southern California be more like this? Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal leveled a colorful if well-worn zinger at Democrats and at Las Vegas on Tuesday in the nationally broadcast Republican response to the president’s address to Congress. Jindal repeated a favorite Republican explanation for why they voted en masse against President…