Smaller counties than OC have asked for and received tens of millions more in state and federal funds for preventative health and housing programs that studies have shown save taxpayer dollars overall, help homeless people get off the streets, and save lives.
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stopped in Orange County Saturday as part of their own campaigns and to stump for Democratic Congressional hopefuls, in a last-minute push by Democrats to energize voters ahead of the Nov. 6 election.
Irvine City Councilman Jeff Lalloway said Monday he will ask the City Council to approve Orange County’s first veterans cemetery in its original site near the center of the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro after voters overwhelmingly rejected a land swap that would have moved it to strawberry fields near the 5 and 405 freeways.
Developer FivePoint Communities has sent the Irvine City Council its general proposal for moving the proposed Orange County veterans cemetery from the city’s Great Park to a site near the interchange of the 5 and 405 freeways.
Watching recent headlines about U.S. Senators being silenced, State Senators being removed and reporters being denied access to the President, State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva calls out for more civil dialogue and challenges everyone to reach out and engage with people who see the world differently.
Democrat Sharon Quirk-Silva’s campaign strategist declared victory on her behalf Wednesday, saying she will maintain her “decisive lead” over Republican incumbent Young Kim in the race for the 65th state Assembly seat.