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With Tait Endorsement, Moreno and Ferraras embrace support from County’s Most Anti-Labor Mayor

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, (c) 2014, TheLiberalOC.com (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

It bears noting that while the marriage is seldom perfect, organized labor unions and the Democratic Party in Orange County  are married to each other and often have the same interests in mind even if they take different paths to the same destination. There is no other elected official in Orange County more anti-labor than…

OCEA backs Rudy Diaz for RSCCD Trustee


Orange, CA – Orange County’s largest independent labor union, OCEA has endorsed long time Orange resident Rudy Diaz in his run for the Area 7 seat on the Rancho Santiago Community College District. “To be endorsed by OCEA, which represents 18,000 public employees throughout Orange County is an honor,” stated Diaz. I am running to…

OCEA Backs Loretta Sanchez for Senate

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

  Orange, CA – Today, the Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate campaign announced the endorsement of the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) for Loretta Sanchez’s bid to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate, citing her strong and consistent voice for working men and women, and pro-labor voting record. Orange County Employees…

County and OCEA Reach Agreement on New Contract


Orange County Supervisors have scheduled a special meeting for Friday, December 18, at 8:30 a.m. to allow for public comment on details of a proposed tentative agreement with the membership of the Orange County Employees Association for a new contract that would extend to June 30, 2018. The proposed tentative agreement is posted for public…

Gun Violence is a Conservative Problem, Not a Liberal One

Sarah Palin with Assault Rifle

I meant to get to this post much sooner.  Two Saturday’s ago, the Register’s relocate Libertarian/Christian columnist Mark Landsbaum went after progressives/liberals/leftists in a big way with this column.  Here’s a taste: “Fortunately, after bullying, lying and otherwise contriving themselves into power, self-anointed progressive benefactors’ claims of a better day ahead often are recognized for…

California Inauguration Day

Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, partake in hot dogs supplied by the Orange County Employees Union for their 2011 People's Inauguration Party.

Today is Inauguration Day for California’s state-wide Constitutional Officers. The most significant, the inauguration of Governor Jerry Brown to an unprecedented fourth term as Governor. Governor Brown will be inaugurated in the State Capitol. Outside, after the inauguration, workers from Orange County will hold the second “People’s Inauguration” celebration.