Government & Politics

Will CA Democrats Elevate Ada Briceno’s Divisive Style To The DNC?

Recently, Ada Briceno has been accumulating titles like a British monarch. She’s co-president of UNITE-HERE Local 11. She chairman of Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD). She’s chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County. Now she wants to add Democratic National Committee member. Her track record raises legitimate questions at whether her election to the DNC would ...

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COVID-19: Anaheim Packing House Closing Until Further Notice

From the Anaheim Packing District: Please note that as of today, the Anaheim Packing House temporarily closed its doors until further notice. We will announce a grand re-opening welcoming back our community once it is safe to do so. Currently, we are urging our community to use the food, services and goods available from the family owned businesses surrounding the ...

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County of Orange Issues Revised COVID-19 Order

After a confusing start yesterday, the County of Orange has revised the public health order issued yesterday by County Health Officer Dr. Nichole Quick. According to the revised order, in accordance with state-issued guidelines, in order to protect and preserve public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19: All movie theatres, gyms and health clubs must close All bars and ...

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Supervisor Don Wagner Seals Re-Election; Aitken Concedes

Supervisor Don Wagner has sealed his re-election campaign this week, garnering more than 52% of the vote to win a full four year term on the Orange County Board of Supervisors representing the 3rd Supervisor District. As of Saturday evening, Wagner led Aitken by 7,261 votes; county-wide, there remained only 1,749 ballots left to count. A year ago, Wagner, a ...

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Anaheim Elementary School District To Incorporate Race-Based Ethnic Studies Into Curriculum

The Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education unanimously voted last month to incorporate politically-charged Ethnic Studies into its elementary school curriculum. The resolution passed by the Board praises Ethnic Studies as a movement that focuses on “the history, culture, language and literature of people of color in the United States and globally” and “validates the shared experiences, culture and ...

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Annual Lobbyist Registration Report: A Nothing Sandwich

One of the items on tonight’s city council agenda is the annual Registered Lobbyist Annual Report.  Although it’s a receive-and-file item on the consent calendar, you can bet Councilman Jose F. Moreno will pull it. The opportunity to harangue his council colleagues and build his narrative for the 2020 city council elections will prove irresistible. If Councilman Moreno’s sermonizing is ...

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Mind Of Moreno: Trump Has Accomplished More Than Obama Because He’s White

Councilman Jose F. Moreno posted this on his Facebook page last week. Moreno is an ardent supporter of socialist Bernie Sanders and his “Medicare for All” scheme – which would outlaw private health insurance. It would force the 170-million or so Americans who rely on private health insurance into a government-funded and controlled health care system. Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday ...

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California’s K-12 Spending Exceeds $20,000 Per Pupil

[Editor’s Note: this article – which originally appeared in the California Globe – is particularly timely in the wake of widespread voter rejection of school bonds earlier this week – including the Anaheim Union High School District’s Measure B. The public education establishment has year decades asked us to believe the problems in our public schools stem from insufficient funding. ...

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