OC Weekly: Free Science Policy Forum at UCI Aims to be Evidence-Based

By : Matt Coker A public forum is being held later today at UC Irvine that aims to “create a bridge between scientists, graduate students, policymakers, political candidates and community members,” according to organizers.…

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Newport Beach Independent: Democrats Step Into Spotlight in Newport

By : Victoria Kertz A packed candidate forum in Newport Beach shed light on the field of eight Democratic hopefuls looking to oust the 48th Congressional District incumbent, Dana Rohrabacher, who silenced speculation about…

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Listen to Michael Kotick on “The Candidates” Podcast

Michael Kotick joined The Candidates Podcast for their 43rd episode. Michael is running for Congress in California’s 48th district.…

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Listen to Michael on Laguna Beach Roundtable

This week Michael joined the crew at KX 93.5’s Laguna Beach Roundtable show to talk about where he comes from, why he’s running, and what he’ll do about the important issues facing Orange County…

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What Wally said

Sharing a note from one of my closest supporters. Wally is a veteran who served this country and has strong opinions about how compassion and dignity need to be a part of our country. Maybe…

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OC Register: Rohrabacher challenger emphasizes job training

While Democratic candidates continue to test for the best recipe to appeal to the wage-stagnant and under-employed segment of the middle class, few have made job training a campaign centerpiece the way Laguna Beach’s…

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Unity Rally in Laguna Beach

This morning I was invited to and participated in, the Unity Rally in my hometown of Laguna Beach.  I can tell you firsthand that the spirit of inclusion and equality is shining brightly. Hundreds…

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The Red Line of Tolerance

If the white supremacists planning to rally in Laguna Beach on Sunday really wanted to put “America First,” they would stay home. There is no place in this country for racism, xenophobia, or hatred.…

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Col. Arnold Strong endorses Michael Kotick for Congress

After over 30 years of service to the US Army, I recently retired at the Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos in Orange County, as a veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan and the response to…

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Why this election matters

This election is important, and here’s why: For the first time in decades, we have a chance to take Orange County back from a politician who doesn’t think climate change is real and votes…

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