As President of the Clairemont Town Council, it’s an honor to help provide support and guidance to the Council’s Garden Tour Committee, which works to organize the annual Clairemont Garden Tour — a fundraising event for the Council that helps fund our community improvement grants.
This year, an Expo was added to the day-long event located at the beautiful SDG&E Energy Innovation Center at 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
Thanks to our main sponsor this year, Janett Lewis, she was able to capture much of the event in the following YouTube video — featuring interviews with homeowners, Garden Tour Committee Chair Dana Sortwell, and myself.
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Today, the L.A. Daily News highlights a new radio ad push by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan to help Latino voters better connect with the Republican Party.
Riordan, who served as Mayor of Los Angeles from 1993-2001, earned as much as 60% of the Latino vote throughout his tenure as mayor of the nation’s second largest city.
Despite an unsuccessful gubernatorial run in 2002, Riordan continues to remain a pillar within the Republican Party — and he understands the need to include in this all-important demographic into our party.
As do I. Continue reading
Posted in 2012, May, Politics
Tagged california, diversity, gop, latinos, politics, primary election 2012, republican, richard riordan, ryan trabuco, voter registration
Earlier this month, Taegan Goddard — a nationally respected politico — publicly launched Wonk Wire.
Much like Goddard’s well-established Political Wire (a site I admittedly check out everyday), which provides the latest in national political news, whereas Wonk Wire provides an up-to-date avenue on the latest news and tidbits on national public policy. Congressional staffers, policy advisors, and think-tankers can rejoice in this site, for sure. Continue reading
Back in February, the Houston Chronicle’s Ultimate Katy section published a profile, highlighting my commitment to community and public service since graduating Mayde Creek High School.
I wanted to let you know that Monday, May 21st, is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming Primary Election on June 5th.
For more information on voter registration, please visit the San Diego County Registrar of Voters website.
Since there has been a growing voice over the last few years for the party to return to its’ “roots,” I figured it would be informational and refreshing to post the Republican Party’s inaugural platform, adopted in 1856 in Philadelphia, PA.
The picture to the left is of Musical Fund Hall, site of the very first Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.
The last paragraph should be read carefully, and repeatedly. It speaks to me, and defines why I am a Republican.
The full text of the 1856 Platform follows. Continue reading
I’ve come to know T.J. Zane over the last few years through my involvement with our local San Diego Republican Party. Not just a caring family man, but as President and C.E.O. of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County, his leadership on fiscal reform efforts within the county have been successful and second-to-none.
T.J. is third on the ballot for Republican Central Committee voters within the 77th Assembly District. I’ve proudly voted for him, and encourage you to do so as well.
For more information, please check his SmartVoter profile here: http://www.smartvoter.org/2012/06/05/ca/sd/vote/zane_t/
If you live within Assembly District 77 and are registered Republican, I’d be honored to have your vote!
(Note: The “X” by my name was purely to show emphasis. I did vote for a full slate of 6 candidates, myself included of course.)
UPDATED: June 23rd, 2011
Before I begin this post, I must first preface the fact the only reason any congressional, legislative, and/or other governmental districts are gerrymandered for one of two reasons: 1) to protect incumbents, and 2) to disenfranchise voters and communities.
Much has been said within the City of San Diego lately about redistricting. After all, the 2010 Census results have been released which means that every governmental body which elects by districts must be redrawn to account for population growth and shifts. Often times, it determines who even is able to best represent various communities of interest.
Posted in 2011, May
Tagged asians, california, clairemont town council, diversity, latinos, lgbt, politics, ryan trabuco, san diego, san diego county
Hey everybody, today (May 10th) was the first day of early voting at the San Diego County Registrar of Voter’s office. I went down there first thing this morning and cast my ballot for the California Primary Election on June 8, 2010. I have listed my votes here. Continue reading