Tag Archive for Sharon Quirk-Silva

SQS: “MORE THAN EVER, LISTENING TO OTHER POINTS OF VIEW IS CRITICAL “

TheLiberalOC is pleased to publish the attached op-ed from State Rep. Sharon Quirk-Silva (AD-65): Along with many Californians, I’m concerned about the current state of politics. There’s too much yelling, finger pointing, and blaming the other person. A disturbing trend of politicians in essence telling one another to “shut up” is becoming commonplace. Free speech…

Quirk-Silva’s Bill to Freeze Tuition/Fees at California Public Colleges & Universities

SACRAMENTO—Today, California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) held a press conference to address students and faculty on the campus of Sacramento State University to announce a new bill that will place a moratorium on student tuition and fees at California’s public community colleges and state universities. Quirk-Silva authored…

Orange County’s Progressive Power Couple

With the results still coming in, it’s all but certain that Sharon Quirk-Silva will return to her seat in AD-65 with a victory over Trump-supporter Young Kim.  And let’s add her husband, Fullerton city council member elect Jesus Silva to Democrats who won on election night in Orange County. The Silva’s are OC’s new political…

My Mom by Molly Jane Quirk

A note from the editor: This is an opinion column from Molly Jane Quirk about her mom Sharon Quirk-Silva, a candidate for AD-65: When I was 14 years old my Mom approached our family with the idea to run for Fullerton City Council. I’ll be the first to admit that, as your then-stereotypical teenager, I was…

Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65; One Vote at a Time

One of the biggest travesties of the 2014 election was Young Kim’s victory over Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65 in North Orange County.  Sharon set her sights on what went right, what went wrong and what to do next as she runs for the seat she held from 2012 to 2014. In the primary, Quirk-Silva won…

Cano and Iglesias Go the Full Trump in Santa Ana

A recent report by NALEO showed that Latino voters in California by and large detest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with only 11 percent absolutely certain or likely to vote for Trump largely due to his offensive comments about Mexicans being rapists, murderers and criminals.  But in Orange County, you don’t have to go far to…

Greg Diamond doesn’t speak for me

I had a half dozen texts on my phone this morning when I got up for bootcamp all pointing to an editorial by Greg Diamond over at The Orange Juice Blog.  Greg’s running out of material that he needs to take offense to posts written here.  Let’s make a few things clear: Greg Diamond doesn’t…