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Who is John Scott Horner III?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:38:38 +0000

Orange County’s social media channels via Facebook have been buzzing with comments from a retired army dentist who goes by the name of John Scott Horner III. Horner is married, lives in Mission Viejo, and is from Ripon, WI, a tiny town of less than 8,000 people. He’s a graduate of Marquette University and Marquette…

Gil Cisneros Leads In New CA-39 Poll

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:49:51 +0000

Fullerton, Calif. – TODAY, Former Lieutenant Commander Gil Cisneros, who is running for Congress in California’s 39th Congressional District, released a polling memo showing the education and veteran advocate ahead of his three Republican challengers. The survey, conducted in March by Tulchin research, shows Cisneros s has already built a solid foundation of support that sets him apart…

Vanderbilt seeks limits to Agendizing Power of Anaheim City Council members

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:53:17 +0000

Anaheim Council Member James Vanderbilt will offer a proposal that obstructs an elected council member’s democratic right to have his or her agenda items heard and considered. The proposal is antithetical to how city elected do business and it’s all for the sake of saving staff time and to ease their workload. Here’s Vanderbilt’s proposal: Any member of the…

Equality California Endorses Dave Min in CA-45

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:49:27 +0000

IRVINE, Calif. — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization, announced its endorsement of Democratic candidate Dave Min, who is challenging Republican incumbent Representative Mimi Walters for California’s 45th Congressional District. “The LGBTQ community has made great strides in the last decade, but the Trump-Pence Administration and their allies in Congress want…

Dr. Hans Keirstead Endorsed By SEIU California

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:56:52 +0000

  ORANGE COUNTY – SEIU California announced their support of the California Democratic Party’s endorsed candidate, Dr. Hans Keirstead. Gloria Castaneda, an SEIU California Representative and resident of CA-48 made the announcement public, stating:  “As a worker, I’m proud that my union, SEIU California, has selected Dr. Hans Keirstead to take on Rohrabacher this November and take on Trump…

OCYD Endorses Brian Forde for Congress in CD-45

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:43:30 +0000

  Forde captures support of the younger generation who represent more than 25% of the district’s voters LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. — Orange County Young Democrats (OCYD) voted by an overwhelming margin last night to endorse Brian Forde, Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 45th District. “Times have changed. This isn’t our parents’ Orange County,” said…

DPOC Chair calls Rouda out for misleading TV ad

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:38:42 +0000

In Case You Missed It: Orange County Democratic Party Chair Calls Out Harley Rouda For ‘Misleading Television Ad’ Democrats call on Harley Rouda to take down intentionally misleading ad ORANGE COUNTY – In an article published by the Laguna Beach Independent, Orange County Democratic Party Chair, Fran Sdao, publicly called out Harley Rouda’s most recent efforts to mislead Orange…

LeTourneau’s Ire Over Anaheim Pride Flag Issue Should Have Been Directed at “People’s Council”

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:26:30 +0000

Two weeks ago, Anaheim Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Jose Moreno introduced a motion to add a new flagpole for City Hall — one that the Gay Pride Flag could be flown during Pride month addressing a measure started by then Council member Jordan Brandman in 2016.  The motion failed for lack of…

Homeless in Irvine? Shea says call the cops

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:27:09 +0000

Protesters continue to show up at Irvine City Council meetings warning council members they’ll be voted out if city leaders do anything to help homeless in Irvine. Mayor Pro Tem Christina Shea is adding fuel to the fire urging residents to call Irvine Police if they see homeless people on the street, unaware that being…