The race for the 74th Assembly District heated up as former GOP funder and activist Howard Ahmanson attacked RINO candidate Keith Curry with a mailer. But Ahmanson also ripped into Democratic candidate Anila Ali – actually quoting an article I wrote a few months ago, in another mailer that also touted former Republican Karina Onofre.
The OC Politics blog has posted an article about the candidates for the California Board of Equalization’s Third District, in 2014. The candidates include several state legislators including Assembly Members Lou Correa and Diane Harkey and State Senator Tom Harman.
But should Irvine Council Member Beth Krom be considering a run for the BOE as well? We recently wondered if she might be running for the State Assembly, however she told us in an email that she was not in fact considering an Assembly campaign in 2014.
Here are a few excerpts from the OC Politics blog BOE post, about Krom: Continue reading
Is Irvine Council Member Beth Krom considering a run for the State Assembly? That is what a young man at the Democratic Party table at this Saturday’s Bruin Day event told me. The fellow said he lived in Mission Viejo and that he had heard Krom talking about this at a meeting of local Democratic activists.
Most of the City of Irvine is in the 68th Assembly District, which is currently held by Republican Don Wagner. Wagner won this seat in 2010, a few days after the tragic death of his son, Paul Wagner. An autopsy revealed that Paul had a severely enlarged heart that has not been previously diagnosed. Paul was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a year ago and was on prescribed medication.
Ironically Krom’s son Noah died tragically as well, while she was also running for office. Continue reading
From the OC Politics Blog
Wouldn’t you think if the Solar Decathlon was such a good idea that the Obama Misadministration might want to hold it in a northern State during winter? If solar technology is such a great advance for residential housing as they use this event to tout, what better way to prove it by heating homes and generating power where and when it’s most needed?