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Anti-Limbaugh Activist Meets with AARP

July 31, 2013

The below-article, which spotlights DFOC member Carol Wallin, is from the Orange County Register, and is written by Martin Wisckol: In her ongoing battle to marginalize Rush Limbaugh, Anaheim Democrat Carol Wallin won an audience with a top AARP official Thursday and delivered a 188,000-signature petition urging the group to stopping…

Luncheon for Melissa Fox, Candidate for Irvine City Council

July 30, 2013

The DFOC proudly hosted a luncheon honoring Melissa Fox on August 13. Melissa Fox is a candidate for Irvine City Council in 2014, and currently serves as a Commissioner on the City of Irvine Community Services Commission. She is the founder of the Melissa Fox Law Firm in Irvine and…

Foundation Chair Jacobson and Foundation Member/Senatorial Candidate Solorio Comment on Marriage Equality and Gov. Brown

July 2, 2013

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A Pitch-Perfect Mid-Year Event Honoring Sandra Fluke

July 1, 2013

On June 26, 2013, the Democratic Foundation of Orange County was privileged to honor celebrated Civil Rights’ activist Sandra Fluke at an elegant dinner.  The event was the Foundation’s “mid-year” event, an event that is designed to provide an intimate setting for Foundation Members to honor a true hero.  The…

A Luncheon for Senator Alex Padilla

June 27, 2013

The DFOC was delighted to host a luncheon for Senator Alex Padilla on July 29. Senator Padilla represents the more than 1.1 million residents of the 20th Senate District, which includes most of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. First elected to public office in 1999, Alex Padilla became…

Mid-Year Event Honoring Sandra Fluke

June 26, 2013

In June the DFOC was proud to honor Women’s Rights and Health Care Advocate Sandra Fluke, with a very special dinner held in the intimate setting of a small, private dining room at Tustin’s stately Nieuport 17 restaurant. In 2012 Republicans in Congress barred Ms. Fluke’s testimony on the need…

DFOC Chair Dan Jacobson Honored At Flag Day Celebration

June 23, 2013

On June 15 the 72 Assembly Democratic Alliance celebrated Flag Day and honored our Chair, Dan Jacobson, at Teamster’s Local 952’s Hall.  Dan received the Chauncey Alexander Social Activism Award. Dan was recognized for spending a lifetime fighting for working families. In his acceptance speech, Dan explained that he and…

Wylie Aitken Awarded Father Of The Year

June 23, 2013

On June 13, the American Diabetes Association, in partnership with the National Father’s Day Council, recognized Wylie Aitken as 2013 Father of the Year.  Wylie was the Democratic Foundation of Orange County’s Chair for 17 years, before retiring from that post in 2009.  He now serves on the Foundation’s Board….

UCI Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky – April 2013

March 5, 2013

Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding dean and distinguished professor of law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, with a joint appointment in Political Science. Dean Chemerinsky is one of the Nation’s leading Constitutional Law scholars. His clarion calls for reasonable Constitutional interpretations that will protect Americans’ civil…

Controller John Chiang – March, 2013

March 1, 2013

First elected in November 2006 to serve as California’s Chief Fiscal Officer, Controller John Chiang was elected to a second term in November 2010. Upon taking office, he took immediate action to weed out waste, fraud and abuse of public funds and make the State’s finances more transparent and accountable…