Sanchez: A Balanced Voice to Serve the Public

Loretta Sanchez served two decades in Congress and is a candidate for Third District Supervisor. Sanchez writes that her government affairs expertise provides the needed skills to tackle tough problems on behalf of the people of Orange County.

Bales: Making a Positive Impact on County Government

Larry Bales is a candidate for District 3 member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and has exposed political corruption and unfair treatment of taxpayers over the years. He writes that his experience uniquely qualifies him for the job.

Syed: Delayed Citizenship Processing is Voter Suppression

Shakeel Syed, Executive Director of Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD), writes that the continued backlog of citizenship applications before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) not only undermines our democracy but suppresses voters.

Warrier: Connecting the Dots

Ruchi Warrier, resident of Irvine writes about connecting the dots in order to find solutions to end homelessness instead of just passing the buck and ignoring those in need.

Nguyen: The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Refugee

Tung Nguyen shares his personal journey from Vietnam, reminding that April 30th is the commemoration of the end of the Vietnam War and the beginning of the Vietnamese refugees arrival in the US and Orange County.