Tag Archive for Sharon Quirk-Silva

DPOC Boots Diamond from Party Leadership Position

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The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) last night ousted Greg Diamond, a candidate for District Attorney and a blogger at Orange Juice, from his North County Vice Chair’s leadership role on a vote of 35-15 (final vote tally).  Diamond was removed on several grounds.  Among them taking public  — activist — stands inappropriate for…

United Unions Call for Diamond’s Removal from DPOC Leadership Post

Greg Diamond (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Two independent sources tell TheLiberalOC that at Wednesday’s special Executive Board meeting of the OC Labor Fed, that all 90-plus unions represented by the LaborFed united with the 20-plus Building Trade unions in demanding that the Democratic Party of Orange County remove Greg Diamond from his North OC Vice Chair post or organized labor will withhold support of Democratic…

GOP Donor Backing AAA’s SB 994 Behind Efforts to Deny Democrats Supermajority Status

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

When you think AAA, you think emergency road service and maps for the family vacation (although Garmin and Google Maps have pretty much put an end to that). But in reality, AAA is is an insurance company. Last week, it unveiled legislation, SB 994, billed as the “AAA Insurance Data Grab Bill” by its opponents, that would allow insurance companies to access data from automobiles.

Quirk-Silva Camp Challenges Young Kim’s Ballot Designation

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The campaign team at Sharon Quirk-Silva’s office has filed a complaint with the board of elections challenging Young Kim’s ballot designation as a “small businesswoman” under the notion that the business isn’t a business.  Marty Wiskcol has the details on this complaint in the Orange County Register.  It’s not clear what Young Kim’s business is…

Requiescat in pace Dot De Leon

Dot De Leon

TheLiberalOC mourns our friend Dot De Leon who has been battling leukemia for several months now.  In spite of receiving a devastating prognosis several months ago, Dot remained committed to living every day and every moment with grace, courage and class. She loved her friends, Disneyland, and Democrats.  She is a co-host for a February…

Happy New Year

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So who said non-election years aren’t exciting.  We’re not looking back at 2013 but looking ahead to so much more. The mid-term elections that will bring about one new Congressional rep from OC and hopefully a new Democratic majority in the House.  John Campbell steps down and maybe someone can finally beat Dana Rohrabacher who…