Tag Archive for veterans

Anti-Veteran Smear on Smith Doesn’t Hold Up: Updated Information

Teresa "Tita" Smith

There is supposed to be a press conference today in Orange to publicly berate Orange Mayor Tita Smith for refusing to appoint Michael Merino to the city’s planning commission.  Orange council member Dennis Bilodeau is going to ask the city council to restore the former Navy Captain his former seat on the Orange Planning Commission, claiming that Merino…

Rep. Sanchez Hosts 8th Annual OC Veterans Event

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today released the following schedule of events for July 9 of interest to media and the public. Please note that these events are subject to change. If you plan on attending any event, please verify the details with Rep. Sanchez’s district office in advance. Saturday, July 9 9:30am- 11:00am: 8th Annual…

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 7)

It was a bit of a cold and damp week in South County. As always, though, there was a lot going on. As I was about town, I got a chance to talk to a few of the regulars on Street Corners. The old Veteran was at his old station continuing to ask for help. When I went up to talk to him and asked him how things were, his only comment to me was, “the man up there will take care of things…”. I wanted to again ask whether he had gone up to the One Stop Center. I also told him about a Security Job Opportunity that I saw that he could potentially qualify for.

President’s Memorial Day Weekend Address: Sacrifice

On this Memorial Day weekend, President Obama calls on the American people to join him in paying tribute to America’s veterans, servicemen and women – particularly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice – and their families. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VikooiwQ7Q&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]