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A Luncheon Honoring John Chiang

January 18, 2015

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, we held a luncheon honoring John Chiang, our new State Treasurer.  John is a gift to our State, and he showed that in his talk to us.  He is extremely knowledgeable about his work; he cares deeply about the People of California; and, he works…

Annual Dinner 2014: A Great Night

December 3, 2014

Dear Members and Friends of the Democratic Foundation of Orange County, Here are some beautiful photos, to remind you of the wonderful memories garnered at the recent Annual Dinner.  Annual Dinner 2014. Our November 16, 2014 dinner will be remembered as a time when old friends connected, new friends were…

DFOC Annual Dinner 2014

October 9, 2014

Please join us for the: Democratic Foundation of Orange County 2014 Annual Dinner Sunday, November 16, 2014  At the Irvine Hilton.   This Year’s Honorees Include: The Honorable Loretta Sanchez Congresswoman for the 46th Congressional District The Wylie A. Aitken Award for Excellence in Leadership The Honorable Miguel Pulido   Mayor…

Azim Khamisa Luncheon: Inspirational and Profound

October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, we held a luncheon honoring Author/Speaker/Head of the Tariq Khamisa Foundation.  Tariq Khamisa was Azim’s son.  Tariq was a San Diego student, when he was murdered by a 14 year-old gang member as part of what appears to have been a gang initiation.  The 14 year-old, Tony Hicks,…

October 2, 2014

  Please join us for the: Democratic Foundation of Orange County 2014 Annual Dinner Sunday, November 16, 2014  At the Irvine Hilton. This Year’s Honorees Include: The Honorable Loretta Sanchez Congresswoman for the 46th Congressional District The Wylie A. Aitken Award for Excellence in Leadership The Honorable Miguel Pulido   Mayor…

Our Lunch with Anthony Rendon

September 24, 2014

Last week the Foundation honored Anthony Rendon, the Chair of the Assembly Committee charged with the State’s Water Policy.  Anthony’s talk at the luncheon showed that he both understood California’s great water problems, the policies that must be utilized to solve those problems, and the diplomacy and politics that are…

A Luncheon Honoring Azim Khamisa

September 10, 2014

Azim Khamisa is an inspiration. Hailed by dignitaries such as the Dalai Lama, Former President Bill Clinton and Al Gore, Azim carries his inspirational message of forgiveness, peace and hope into a world in desperate need of each. Following the loss of his only son Tariq in 1995 to a senseless,…

Orange County Register Quote On Norman Lear Event

August 28, 2014

The following quotation is from The Orange County Register’s Martin Wisckol’s 08/25/14 column: “[T]he well-heeled Democratic Foundation of Orange County hosted TV producer Norman Lear for dinner at the California Grand Hotel on Aug. 9 at $1,000 a plate. Eighteen attendees shared a table with Lear for an evening that…

A Luncheon Honoring Anthony Rendon

August 28, 2014

   Please join us for a luncheon honoring Assemblymember Anthony Rendon, Chair of the Assembly Water Committee, on September 18. With the issue of water being so important to our drought-stricken State, we are especially pleased to honor Assemblymember Anthony Rendon at a September 18, 2014 luncheon. Anthony Chairs the…

A Delightful Mid-Year Event with Norman Lear

August 18, 2014

On Saturday 08/09/14, the Foundation honored one of America’s true lions of the progressive mover _ Norman Lear. The man who taught us as he entertained us, was our honored guest at the elegant Wisteria Room, at Disney’s California Grand Hotel.  Norman regaled us with stories of his fascinating life…