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Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence files amicus brief in Peruta concealed-carry case

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, a non-profit that offers “comprehensive legal expertise in support of gun violence prevention and the promotion of smart gun laws that save lives,” has filed an amicus curiae brief (p...
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New UCSD study show effects of rising minimum wage

Supporters of raising the minimum wage want to lower the number of workers who are paid at a very low rate — a “living wage” is their rallying cry. Nobody can support a family at minimum wage! Opponents say that mandating...
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Marketing and more: I am giving the GOP two more years

Sitting at the Thanksgiving table, there were many reasons to be thankful, starting with my mom who recently celebrated her 87th birthday. Also on my list of thanks is that Congress made historic gains in the midterm election: ...
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Garden Grove mayor ends recount

From the Orange County Registrar of Voters: The results as posted by the OC Registrar of Voters: CITY OF GARDEN GROVE Mayor Completed Precincts: 87 of 87 Candidate Vote Count Percentage BAO NGUYEN 11,785 42.4% * BRUCE ALLAN BRO...
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Seal Beach Mayor Pro Tem Gary Miller

SB councilmember re-elected to OCTA Board of Directors

On November 13, Councilmember Gary Miller was re-elected to serve as one of two 2nd Supervisorial District Board Members on the Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) Board of Directors. This term is for two years, b...
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Anaheim election results certified by Registrar of Voters

Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley has certified the official results of the November General Election held on November 4, 2014, which included re-electing Mayor Tom Tait, re-electing Council Member Kris Murray, as w...
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Alan Lowenthal

Congressman Lowenthal supports President Obama’s unconstitutional immigration action

Editor’s note: the following is a news release from Congressman Alan Lowenthal, who represents California’s 47th Congressional District. Below it is an editorial response to President Obama’s unconstitutional executive ac...
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Two Californias: how the state broke along party lines in the State Controller race in November 2014. Graphic courtesy of California Secretary of State.

Field Poll: California swims against general-election red tide

Nancy Pelosi represents the 12th California Congressional District, in San Francisco. As she is fond of pointing out, she was the first woman to serve as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. She helped ram through Obama...
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Red v. Blue results by county in 2014 general election

Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley, writing at Sabato’s Crystal Ball, provided several “quick takes” from last week’s general election. One was an analysis of which party dominated by county: “In the nation’s 50 l...
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Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach makes a point while speaking to members of the Cypress Chamber of Commerce on November 11, 2014. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

John Moorlach asks for volunteers

Outgoing Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach was the featured speaker at the regular Cypress Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Looking at being termed-out as Supervisor, Mr. Moorlach researched th...
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Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen.

California State Senator-elect Nguyen thanks supporters

Dear Friends: I am humbled and honored by the overwhelming vote of confidence I received from the residents of the 34th Senate District who elected me to represent them in the California State Senate. With this victory, I becam...
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Local election results: City of La Palma

I apologize to residents of the City of La Palma for failing to publish election results sooner in that City’s Council race. With all 10 precincts counted, here are the results as published by the Orange County Registrar of V...
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California State Senator Bob Huff, 21 March 2013

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff releases statement on the November elections

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s election results: “Yesterday’s elections show that our message of a more responsible and efficient government – that...
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Michele Steel, courtesy of BOE.

Local election results: Orange County Assembly District 2

John Moorlach, Orange County Supervisor for District 2, is our local Supervisor — and termed out this year. Two Republicans came out on top in the June primary. Yesterday, Michelle Steel won. The results as published by t...
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