OC Board of Education

Left-Wing Activist Sues OC Board of Education, Alleging Illegal Appointment

[Originally published in OC Independent on February 4, 2022] A long-time progressive Democrat activist has filed a lawsuit alleging Orange County Board of Education violated state law when it appointed Tim Shaw to fill the vacancy representing the 4th District on the board. The lawsuit alleges the appointment violates Section 1752 of the state Government Code stating “no person elected ...

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OC Board Of Education Fights Multi-Front Battle Against Union-Backed Foes

[Originally published in OC Independent on February 2, 2022] The Orange County Board of Education is fighting a two-front battle against union-aligned political interests seeking to displace the current board majority, which is noted for strongly supporting charter schools and a return to in-person classroom instruction, as well as for opposing mask mandates and incorporating racially-divisive academic theories into the ...

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Sen. Dave Min Takes Aim At Pro-Charter School OC Board of Education

Senator Dave Min, a left-wing Democrat and former university law professor, wants to separate the Board of Education and county superintendent elections, keeping the county superintendent on the primary ballot while moving the Board contests to the November general election. He is trying to do so over the objections of at least four of the five members of the OC ...

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Sen. Dave Min’s Nakedly Partisan Attack On The OC Board of Education

by Ken Williams and Lisa Sparks Senator Min self-importantly advances an “election reform” bill (SB 286) under a ruse of greater election participation by Orange County voters. What Min declares, however, is actually Orwellian double-speak coming from Sacramento, especially when he says this bill “would bring Orange County in line with the rest of state.”  Let’s consider the unwritten and ...

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Former Trustee Tim Shaw Returns To OC Board of Education

Former Trustee Tim Shaw, who resigned last month from the Orange County Board of Education rather than incur the enormous expense of a politically-motivated “incompatible offices” lawsuit, was appointed this evening to fill the 4th District vacancy created by his resignation. Shaw was a long-time member of the La Habra City Council when he was elected to the OCBE in ...

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Rich, Anti-Charter School Candidates For OC Board of Ed Closing On $1 Million In Campaign Spending

Two rich progressive Democrat candidates running for the OC Board of Education on anti-charter school, pro-union platforms are spending their personal funds at a record-breaking pace. Andy Thorburn, a left-wing Democrat who live in the wealthy enclave of Villa Park, has already pumped $650,000 of his personal wealth into his campaign to unseat Area 3 incumbent Dr. Ken Williams, a ...

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