State Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) released a statement today regarding the announcement by the State of California that they will file suit against the County of Orange because it withheld property taxes that the State believes it’s owed: Continue reading
“The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Monday unveiled a new business plan slashing $30 billion from the price tag for connecting Anaheim and San Francisco,” according to the O.C. Register.
Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) could not hold back his glee at this news. He sent out a press release where he stated that “This is good news for those of us who advocated for a blended approach to building high speed rail. With this new plan to move forward with early improvements to existing rail, jobs will be created sooner rather than later. And to construct 300 miles of electrified rail from Merced to San Fernando Valley in ten years is realistic. ” Continue reading
The newly-designed 65th District will include all of Fullerton, Buena Park, La Palma, Stanton and Cypress. The new district will also have portions of West Anaheim, a small slice of Garden Grove and several unincorporated neighborhoods, according to a Norby newsletter.
The bad news for Norby is that the 65th Assembly District is not a majority Republican seat – at least not by much. The new district’s voters are 36.6% Democratic and 38.48% Republican. Over 20% of the voters in this district are registered Decline to State. About 2% belong to third parties. Continue reading
California Board of Equalization Member Michelle Steel announced tonight, at a Newport Mesa Tea Party meeting, that she’s going to run for O.C. Supervisor John Moorlach’s seat in 2014.
I would imagine that a lot of candidates will be running for Moorlach’s seat. But who will he endorse? Continue reading
Are you familiar with the boondoggle that is California’s “First 5 Commissions” – also known as the California Children and Families Program? This program is funded by taxes collected on sales of cigarettes, primarily to working class people of course. They have wasted millions of dollars on truly ridiculous endeavors including belly dancing classes for pregnant teen moms! And they even paid a Republican blogger, Matt Cunningham, to read blogs!
Now a new watchdog site called “Flopped 5” is exposing the First 5 Commissions. Here are excerpts from this new site – prepare to be disgusted at what has happened to liberal Democrat Rob Reiner’s brainchild: Continue reading