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Second District leaders stand with John Moorlach for Supervisor

(Costa Mesa, CA) — John Moorlach announced the endorsement of a coalition of dozens of Second District leaders as the community is consolidating support behind his candidacy. The massive outpouring of support is a sign of confidence in his leadership to solve the challenges Orange County is facing. “I’m humbled by the confidence leaders from…

Former San Diego Mayor launches campaign for CA Governor

LOS ANGELES, CA – Kevin Faulconer, former two-term mayor of San Diego, officially kicked off his campaign for Governor of California today. Outside two schools in Los Angeles, former Mayor Faulconer vowed to fight for a “California Comeback” and pledged to restore California’s promise. “I’m running for governor to lead the California comeback and fulfill…

Sen. Bates and the San Diego District Attorney renew effort to keep sex offender court hearings open to the public

SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that she has reintroduced legislation in partnership with San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan to extend the presumption of openness that exists in California courtrooms to proceedings under the Sexually Violent Predator Act. They initiated a similar effort last year but had to put it…

CA Senate Republicans lead bipartisan call for oversight hearing in response to scathing EDD audit results

SACRAMENTO – Today, the non-partisan State Auditor released the results of an audit about the Employment Development Department (EDD) originally called for by members of the Senate Republican Caucus last summer. The audit results come after news reports show an increase in the number of backlogged claims and that rampant fraudulent unemployment claims are now…