The Orange County Employees Association is bringing their legendary hot dog wagon to the State Capitol grounds on January 3,2011, for an inauguration party celebrating the election of the Peopleâ€™s Governor, Jerry Brown.
On Saturday, U. S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis blazed a trail through the cities of Orange and Anaheim in support of organized labor candidates and Congresswoman Sanchez. Solis’ first stop was the Orange County Labor Federation’s lunch time rally at the IBEW Local 441 Union hall. Solis rallied the 475 volunteers on hand to continue their efforts for labor supportive candidates in Orange County.
Speaking on Wednesday to the Senate Local Government Committee, OCEA General Manager Nick Berardino denounced county and city officials who line their pockets while attacking the benefits received by public employees.
Democratic State Sen. Jenny Oropeza has died following a prolonged illness. She was 53.
Senator Lou Correa held a hearing of the Senate’s Local Government Committee in Santa Ana Wednesday on transparency in government. I was unable to attend but the Voice of OC’s Tracy Wood was.
â€œThis new law will simplify the transfer process and allow California community colleges and the California State University (CSU) system to serve more students. I co-authored this bill because I believe that by simplifying the process for students to access higher education, we are taking early steps towards closing our stateâ€™s projected workforce shortage.â€