Tag Archive for Sharon Quirk-Silva

Updated: Reaction to the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Gay Marriage from OC’s Electeds

Gay Pride, Marriage Equality

With today being so historic, TheLiberalOC has asked elected officials and candidates across OC for their reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitution right.  We contacted the city councils in Irvine, Santa Ana, and Anaheim as well as the County Board of Supervisors and candidates for State Senate and the…

A Stronger Democratic Party Emerges from the State Convention

Sharon Quirk-Silva

Any gathering of the Democratic Party always resembles a family reunion.  There’s a lot of joy at seeing your friends and there’s always some little incident that takes place that distracts from the bigger picture, but thanks to our photographer Lou Delgado, you can enjoy these pictures of this weekend’s festivities. The photos accompanying the…

The case for Sukhee Kang in SD-29

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While the news of Sukhee Kang’s candidacy for SD-29 broke last week might be old (I was out of town on business all last week; sorry readers), I hope to shed a little light on his announcement. Kang led Irvine through the toughest years of the Bush-recession as Mayor.  The city of Irvine used a…

Updated: Sharon Quirk Silva to announce new AD-65 bid

Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Sliva speaks at press conference calling for Attorney General investigation of Carlos Bustamante sexual abuse scandal. (Photo: LiberalOC.com)

  Sharon Quirk-Silva had perhaps the best freshman term of any assembly member who won the 2012 race. Her loss to Young Kim last November was more a result of terrible voter turnout than a reflection on the job she did.  She announced on Facebook that she’d challenge Young Kim to a rematch in 2016.…

New Petition Urges Moving Veteran’s Cemetery Out of Great Park

Sharon Quirk Silva with Governor Brown at the Great Park 2014

There’s a new petition circulating to Irvine’s city council and Governor Jerry Brown to move the approved location of the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial away from the Great Park.  Simply put, it’s not going to happen. This note appeared on the Facebook page for Orange County Veterans Memorial Park group which obtained a copy of the…

Daly will now drive Veteran’s Cemetery & Memorial

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I had an interesting chat with a source close to the developers of the Great Park last week.  I referenced the communications between Irvine Planning Commissioner Anthony Kuo and the Chinese Immigrant community and whether or not the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial would still be on track now that Sharon Quirk-Silva will be leaving her…