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Sharon Quirk-Silva Issues Statement on Anaheim Districting Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

QUIRK-SILVA: STATE INACTION ALLOWED ANAHEIM REDISTRICTING FIASCO   FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and Assembly candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva made the following statement regarding last week’s Anaheim City Council vote denying the creation of a city council district with a majority Latino population within the city’s boundaries. “I find the Anaheim Council’s denial of Latino residents’ voting rights appalling…

Kamala Harris’s OC Endorsements Flip for Sanchez in Senate Race

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There’s no doubt that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s campaign is picking up steam; last Spring, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced a handful of Orange County endorsements for Senate.  Word today from the Sanchez campaign that a number of those endorsements have flipped to Sanchez. Here’s the press release: Local Orange County Leaders Switch Endorsements From Kamala…

So Cal Congressional Reps Back Quirk-Silva for Assembly

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FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving the endorsements of Congress members Janice Hahn, Alan Lowenthal, and Linda Sanchez. Lowenthal and Linda Sanchez represent portions of Orange County in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congresswoman Hahn’s district is nearby in southern L.A. County. During her service in the State…

The Bao Nguyen for Congress Team Costs Me a New Stamp

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In September, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen called my business line and asked me for a contribution to his congressional campaign.  I have a general rule not to make contributions to those I can’t personally vote for, but there are exceptions, and only one regret (I wrote a check to Paul Lucas once long before…

Great Park Veterans Cemetery Moving Forward

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Sharon Quirk-Silva, the former Assembly Rep from AD-65 who pushed legislation forward for the Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial, teased this news at her AD-65 fundraiser on Friday night in Santa Ana and the OC Register has the story. The Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial is moving forward faster than previous thought and…

Sharon Quirk-Silva Offers Veteran’s Day Thoughts

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Veteran’s Day honors the brave men and women who have made significant personal sacrifices, and sometimes the ultimate sacrifice, to keep our country and its ideals safe. We honor them and thank them for their service.   Veteran’s Day celebrations tend to summon within us patriotic pride, gratitude and a sense of duty toward our veterans.…

SAUSD Trustee Ceci Inglesias declares war on Teachers

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We’ve been trying to get to this story for a while and it just keeps getting better. Santa Ana Unified Trustee Ceci Iglesias, who is a staffer for Republican State Senator Bob Huff, has decided it’s the fault of SAUSD teachers that Santa Ana’s school kids do poorly on standardized tests. She’s taken to social…