All posts by John Hrabe
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher says campaign treasurer embezzled $170,000 — files criminal complaint
Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has filed a criminal complaint with the Orange County District Attorney and the California Attorney General against his former campaign treasurer, Jack Wu, claiming that more than $170,000 of campaign funds were embezzled from his...
- Posted June 24, 2015
After permit denied, San Diego marijuana dispensary pressures church to move
Worshippers at Sarang Church of San Diego received an abrupt notice earlier this month. “Effective June 8, 2015, Sarang Church of San Diego will not hold upcoming worship services at our current location: 7595 Convoy Court, San...
- Posted June 24, 2015
De Leon’s Double Standard: Fighting wage theft everywhere but Tom Steyer’s hedge fund
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León recently accused the media of holding Latino politicians to a “double standard.” “There is a double standard in the media,” De Leon told La Opinion. “If a white politician has...
- Posted May 5, 2015
California’s Legislative Open Records Act is a joke
Here’s the latest entry in an ongoing series: Why California’s Legislative Open Records Act is a joke. Earlier this month, Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles, called in sick to the Assembly’s floor session to attend the L.A. Dodgers’ opening...
- Posted April 20, 2015
Dodger Blue Flu: Asm. Jimmy Gomez called in sick to floor session for Dodgers opening day
A Democratic lawmaker called in sick for Monday’s floor session of the State Assembly to attend the Los Angeles Dodgers opening day. Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez of Los Angeles caught the Dodger Blue Flu. When the State Assembly...
- Posted April 10, 2015
“Kill the Gays” Initiative: Attorney General Kamala Harris seeks court approval to block measure from circulation
Attorney General Kamala Harris won’t allow an outrageous ballot measure that proposes to kill gays and lesbians to enter circulation, unless a court orders her to do so. Harris asked a court Wednesday to allow her to...
- Posted March 26, 2015
Kill the Gays Ballot Measure: Is proponent eligible to sign his own initiative?
An Orange County attorney who has proposed a ballot measure to kill gays and lesbians may not be able to sign his own initiative petition. A CalNewsroom.com review of state and national voter records failed to locate...
- Posted March 24, 2015
OC Registrar of Voters explains ballot counting, run-off and 50 percent threshold
Orange County’s special election for the 37th State Senate District has caused some confusion. With less than 50 percent of the votes cast, John Moorlach is expected to avoid a run-off with Asm. Don Wagner. That’s because...
- Posted March 19, 2015
State Senate 37: John Moorlach leads Don Wagner with run-off possible
Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach is leading Assemblyman Don Wagner, R-Irvine, in the special election to fill Rep. Mimi Walters‘ seat in the State Senate. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Moorlach had 50.4 percent of the vote, compared...
- Posted March 18, 2015
US Senate 2016: Former Speaker John Perez to co-chair Kamala Harris campaign
Attorney General Kamala Harris‘ robust campaign for U.S. Senate announced another endorsement Wednesday. Former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez is backing Harris and will-co-chair her campaign to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer. “As Attorney General, she has been a fighter...
- Posted March 5, 2015