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Quirk-Silva Authors Law to Protect Veterans’ Health

  (SACRAMENTO) – Today, during Mental Health Awareness Week, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) announces that Assembly Bill 974 (AB 974) was signed into law, by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 974 will require all counties to submit an annual report to the legislature on Mental Health Services Act spending on clinical services provided to veterans.…

Rep. Correa joins colleagues to send Veterans Affairs Accountability Act to President

Congressman Correa joined his House Veterans Affairs Committee colleagues for the signing of the “Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability Act of 2017” by Speaker Ryan, before sending the bill to the President’s desk to become law. Congressman Correa said: “This bipartisan bill represents real progress for our veterans, and is proof when we work together…

Free Gas for Vets on Monday

WHAT:            Free gas giveaway to veterans and active-duty military   WHEN:            8 to 10 a.m. Memorial Day – Monday, May 29   WHERE:           Mobil gas station just off I-405 – corner of Beach Boulevard & Edinger Avenue in Huntington Beach Address: 16001 Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach   DETAILS:         Must show valid…

Great Park Veterans Cemetery Moving Forward

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…

Irvine City Official Filtered Town Hall Attendees based on Race

We wrote about the “cancelled” Town Hall at the Cypress Village Community Center where Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and Council member Lynn Schott would hear concerns from neighbors of a FivePoint development who oppose Great Park Veterans Cemetery and Memorial.  The literature and messages on the meeting seemed to indicate the Mayor and the Council member were all…