Friday Jul 11
The Washington Post
A Florida judge just voided the statea s Congressional districts. Herea s what you need to know.
Last night a circuit court judge in Florida voided the state's Congressional map , citing a "secret, organized campaign" by Republican operatives that "made a mockery of the Legislature's transparent and open process of redistricting."
LA Daily News
Defense bill amendment to boost STEM education
An amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, authored by Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, would inject $5 million into the national STARBASE Youth Program, which provides science, technology, engineering and math education to under-served students nationwide.
Lowenthals lose at the ballot box for the first time since 1992
In 1992, Alan Lowenthal began a family political dynasty that lasted for 22 years and a streak of 22 victories at the polls.
Goodwill of Orange County Opens Westminster Retail Store
"An operation that started as a small storefront in Santa Ana in 1924 now includes 21 retail locations, an online store, shopgoodwill.com and the Goodwill Marketplace ," said Talarico.
The Orange County Register
Text of Obama's UCI commencement address
To President Napolitano which is a nice step up from Secretary; to Fred Ruiz, Vice Chair of the University of California Regents; Chancellor Drake; Representatives Loretta Sanchez and Alan Lowenthal; to the trustees and faculty thank you for this honor.