Archives for April 2012

Thank you to Chris Nguyen

Several emails were received this weekend filling in some of the early political history of Orange County. It’s not every day that we hear from noted O.C. political strategist and historian Chris Nguyen, but I always appreciate it when he shares the results of his research. In particular, Chris helped fill in some blanks in […]

Senator Dan Boatwright (1930-2012)

Former State Senator Dan Boatwright died Friday at his home in Clayton, the Sacramento Bee reported Saturday. Boatwright served in the Assembly from 1973-1980 and in the Senate from 1981-1996. During a 2009 interview, Boatwright had noted that he was the only legislator to sit as chair of every fiscal committee in both houses of […]

Alex Padilla gets married. has been updated to reflect that State Senator Alex Padilla got married today (April 27th). Padilla announced last September that he was engaged to a woman named Angela. Apologies, I didn’t catch her last name.