Garden Grove Mayor Pro Tem and cancer researcher Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen reports an endorsement from the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association in her race for California State Assembly District 70.  “Keeping people safe is the most fundamental responsibility elected leaders have,” said Diedre. “At the City of Garden Grove, I …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

On Saturday, August 13, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris along with OC Coastkeeper hosted a beach cleanup at the Huntington Beach State Park. The event saw a large turnout of 190 volunteers who quickly geared up and spread out across the coast to collect trash. Nearly 200 pounds of trash ranging from …continue reading

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California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his endorsement of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson in the race for Long Beach’s next Mayor. “I’m proud to endorse Vice Mayor Rex Richardson because he has a proven track record of tackling Long Beach’s biggest challenges and delivering results,” said Governor Newsom. “I’m confident in …continue reading

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The City of Seal Beach has been divided into voting districts for City Council seats for many years. This year’s general election in November will see ten candidates running for three seats with only one incumbent running for re-election. One district, City Council District 1, has an incumbent running. Its …continue reading

La Palma City Council

La Palma Mayor Michele Steggell is termed out after two years, leaving an open seat. (She can run for Council again after being off the Council for at least four years.) Council Member Nitesh Patel is running for re-election. According to La Palma City Clerk Kimberly Kenney, there are three …continue reading

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Two Cypress City Council Members are not running in November 2022 — Mayor Pro Tem Anne Hertz-Mallari and Council Member Frances Marquez. One incumbent Council Member is running for re-election — Scott Minikus, who was appointed to fill the vacancy when Stacy Berry resigned. Two incumbent Council Members are termed …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on the outcome of the Assembly Suspense File hearing relative to her effort to make insulin affordable: “I am disappointed SB 473, my bill to cap the out-of-pocket cost for insulin to $35 a month, was held in the Assembly Committee …continue reading

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In response to a scathing audit of the Department of Health Care Services, Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Program, Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and members of the Republican Caucus sent a letter to the Department of Health Care Services, demanding answers from the bureaucracy charged with ensuring …continue reading

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The following statement was released by Conservative Patriots of Orange County (CPOC) on behalf of CPOC President Deborah Pauly. Outrageous! Outrageous is the only way to describe the weaponization of the FBI by the Biden administration against a former president and political opponent. CPOC strongly condemns Monday’s raid of former-President …continue reading

Orange County Treasurer Shari Freidenrich announced that 80,412 unsecured property tax bills totaling over $259 million for fiscal year 2022-23 have been mailed to the names of the property owners on the most recent tax roll. These unsecured property tax bills are available online at These unsecured property tax …continue reading

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The Los Alamitos City Council District 5 election is November 8, but the incumbent is not seeking re-election. Emily Hibard is ready to step into the position. Los Alamitos City Council District 5 consists primarily of the Rossmoor Highlands, Parkewood, and a portion of Apartment Row. Hibard has previously served …continue reading