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My First DPOC Resolution Addresses Sanctuary City Status

At the next Democratic Party of Orange County meeting in about two weeks, I’ve put forth a resolution – my first as a member of the Central Committee – that was to address the need for making Anaheim a Sanctuary City.  Sources tell me that the Resolutions Committee has actually expanded this idea to call…

Dirty Jobs OC Edition: Anaheim City Manager

I’m not a fan of reality TV, but there’s a show called “Dirty Jobs” (now cancelled by The Discovery Channel) that documented truly awful jobs people do — like “Road Kill Cleaner” or “Zoo Cage Cleaner.”  Jobs that usually involve excrement, dirt, sweat, terrible heat or freezing cold; a job that offers no respect and…

DPOC Endorsement Tango

At last night’s DPOC meeting, Central Committee member Jeff Letourneau sought some sort of admonishment by the local party against former Party chair Frank Barbaro because Barbaro’s PAC had issued campaign mail on behalf of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman using Barbaro’s title as DPOC Chair Emeritus in the tight race for Anaheim City Council…

Anaheim City Council Elections are Settled

It’s all over but the shouting in Anaheim has the votes outstanding likely won’t change the outcomes posted yesterday by the Orange County ROV on OCVote.com, but in District 3, Dr. Jose Moreno eeked out a 44-vote victory over incumbent Council member Jordan Brandman. I’m surprised by the closeness of this race simply because Moreno…