A new phone poll of voters in the 69th Assembly District, conducted by Democratic candidate Tom Daly’s campaign, shows that newcomers Julio Perez and Francisco Barragan need to drop out now, or they are going to jeopardize the election of a Latino to represent this heavily Latino district, which is currently represented by Jose Solorio.
For Immediate Release: February 28, 2012
Contact: Lupe De La Cruz, Cell: (714) 564-0130
Michele Martinez Receives Endorsement from Key Law Enforcement Leaders
Santa Ana, CA – Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez received the endorsement of the Santa Ana Police Management Association (SAPMA) today. The endorsement was announced by Jim Schnabl (Police Commander and Secretary/Treasurer of the SAPMA), on behalf of the association that represents the Command Staff of the Santa Ana Police Department. Continue reading
The OC GOP machine has Supervisorial candidate Deborah Pauley in her sights. The results are predictable. They are hammering her from all sides and now the OC Political blog, which is comprised of OC GOP insiders, is reporting that “In the 3rd Supervisorial District race, she has pulled neither the Ballot Designation Worksheet nor her Declaration of Candidacy form.”
This came after the OC Weekly reported that “on the night of February 5, when Pauly and her husband, James, enjoyed a night out at Mr. Stox in Anaheim. James drove down Katella Avenue and into a Orange Police Department DUI checkpoint run by Officer Armando Plascencia, the Wilt Chamberlain of DUI arrests in California. To evade the checkpoint, James swerved into a driveway, crashed his Porsche onto the curb, and got stuck.” Continue reading
I expected a good turnout at Santa Ana Council Member Michele Martinez’ fundraising event tonight, which was hosted at the home of Council Member Vince Sarmiento and his wife Eva. And sure enough, the place was packed – but that was not the entire story.
For one thing, a lot of Republicans were there tonight, including past CRP Vice Chair Mario Rodriguez, who was a high-ranking official in Governor Schwarzenegger’s administration; Break Mayor Ron Garcia, who works with Martinez in NALEO (the National Association of Latino Elected Officials); MWD Trustee Brett Barbre; developer and consultant Steve Sheldon; and Santa Ana Council Member Carlos Bustamante. Continue reading
I received the post today from an anonymous source who entitled it “OC’s Daly Watch.” This watchdog has done a lot of homework – exposing Orange County Clerk-Recorder Tom Daly, who is also a Democratic candidate for the 69th Assembly District, for his money-wasting ways. Warning – you might be shocked by this expose!
Shortly after the Orange County Board of Supervisors order demotions and pay cuts, Clerk-Recorder Thomas Frances Daly promotes his Assistant Clerk-Recorder Renee Ramirez without competitive recruitment and with questionable merits. Continue reading