Those who bore witness to a recent City Council vote in Irvine saw a rarity — a member of the council’s Democratic majority break ranks and vote with the Republicans on a key issue.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s campaign funds “nearly wiped out” due to actions by prominent Democratic party treasurer now under federal indictment.  More OC Register coverage here.

Legislative session in Sacramento ends without success for OC county officials seeking to regain $48 million in lost tax revenue due to the recent state budget battle.


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