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LWVNOC Newsletter: The Voter (2014)

Read and download our "November 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter-november2014issue.pdf

Read and download our "October 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/october_2014_issue_of_the_voter.pdf

Read and download our "September 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter_-_september_2014_issue.pdf

Read and download our "August 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter_-_august2014_issue.pdf

Read and download our "May/June 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter_-_june_2014.pdf

Read and download our "April 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter_-_april_2014.pdf

Read and download our "March 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter_-_march_14_issue.pdf

Read and download our "February 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter_-_february_14_issue.pdf

Read and download our "January 2014" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/january_2014_issue_of_the_voter.pdf

LWVNOC Newsletter: The Voter (2013)

Read and download our "December 2013" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/december_issue_of_the_voter.pdf

Read and download our "November 2013" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/november_2013_voter.pdf

Read and download our "October 2013" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/october_2013_issue_of_the_voter.pdf

Read and download our "September 2013" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/september_2013_issue_of_the_voter.pdf

Read and download our "August 2013" Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/the_voter.pdf

Read and download our "July 2013"Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/july_2013_voter.pdf

Read and download our "June 2013"Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/june_voter_text.pdf

Read and download our "May 2013"Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/may_2013_voter.pdf

Read and download our "April 2013"Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/lwvnoc.pdf

Read and download our "March 2013"Issue: http://lwvnoc.org/files/march_voter.pdf

LWVNOC Newsletter: The Voter (2012-2004)

http://lwvnoc.org/files/lwvnoc.pdf October Newsletter

September Newsletter
Calendar of Events 2, Gov. Brown signs California Budget 2, Time to Renew Your Membership 2, Equal Rights Amendment 3, LWVNOC Receives Grant 3, LWVUS Agricultural Policy Position 3, What is the ILO 4, Eyewitness Report from LWVC 5, More from LWVC 6, Internet Resources for Voters 6, Mary Fuhrman to Head ILO 6, Where We Stand, Part II 7, Membership Application Form

August Newsletter
In This Issue: Campaign Finance Reform, Fight Negative Ads, New Board Member, Board of Supervisors Report, November Ballot Measures, New Prison Sentencing Policy, Where We Stand.

July Newsletter
In This Issue: Voter ID Laws, LWV Archive, ILO Convention, Election Volunteers, Ballot Initiative Update, Internet Resources for Voters, League Responses to State Budget Crisis.

June Newsletter
In This Issue: Vote with League, Annual Meeting, Year End Reports.

May Newsletter
In This Issue:Candidate Forum: Fullerton Recall Election, Initiative and Referendum Recall Study, Privatization Study, Lunch with League, Spring Calendar.

April Newsletter
In This Issue:Candidate Forum: Fullerton Recall Election, Initiative and Referendum Recall Study, Privatization Study, Lunch with League, Spring Calendar.

March Newsletter
In This Issue: Nominating Committee, Lunch with League, League Program, Spring Calendar.

February Newsletter
In This Issue: League Birthday Celebration, Lunch with League.

Mid-January Newsletter
In This Issue: Southern Regional Meeting, Lunch with League, Privatization of Government Services, League Excursion, Birthday Celebration.

January Newsletter
In This Issue: Lunch with League, Privatization of Government Services.

December Newsletter
In This Issue: report of the Registrar of Voters Community Electio working Group.

November Newsletter
In This Issue: President's Message, Read with League, Lunch with League, Great Park Tour, Board of Supervisor's Report.

October Newsletter
In This Issue: California, the Sixth Star, 100th Anniversary event of Women's Suffrage in California, Read with League, Great Park Tour, Board of Supervisor's Report.

September Newsletter

August Newsletter
In This Issue: Role of the Federal Government in Education, Five Questions to Ask Before Signing a Petition, Redistricting Update, Help Wanted.

July Newsletter
In This Issue: Education Study Update: The Role of the Federal Government in Education, New Venue for Lunch with League, Board of Supervisors Report, Tributes.

June Newsletter
In This Issue: Study Sessions: The Role of the Federal Government in Education, New Venue for Lunch with League, Annual Meeting Report, LWVC State Convention Report, Redistricting Update, Tributes.

May Newsletter
In This Issue: Annual Meeting Info, Read with League, Orange County Superior Court Report, LWVC State Convention, Tributes.

Annual Meeting Issue
In This Issue: Annual Meeting Agenda, Nominating Committee Report, Proposed Budget.

April Newsletter
In This Issue: Happy Birthday, Affordable Health Care; Sunshine Week; Redistricting Update; Read with League; Lunch with League; Orange County Board of Supervisor's Meeting; Tributes.

March Newsletter
In This Issue: CA Citizens Redistriting Commission Report; Read with League; March is Women's History Month, Sharon Holdt nominated to serve on LWV of California; Orange County Board of Supervisor's Meetings; Tributes.

February Newsletter
In This Issue: Read with League; Lunch with League; 91st Birthday Celebration; LWVC POSITIONS and Program Planning; Adopting a California Criminal Justice Position by Concurrence; Can California's Budget Be Balanced; Report on December OC Board of Supervisor's Meetings; Tributes.

January Newsletter
In This Issue: Request for applicants to serve on the Grand Jury; Every Vote Counted; Recycling With Greenspot; Tributes to Mary Fuhrman and Cay Gibson; Can California's Budget be Balanced? By Jean Ross, Executive Director, California Budget Project On January 29; Read with League; Lunch at Xanh Bistro.

December Newsletter
In This Issue: League Hails Voters Confirmation of Redistricting Reform, Summary of Pros and Cons Presentations, Smart Voter Report, Tributes to Wanda Shaffer and Bette Frazier, January Read with League, Report on Field Trip to the Orange County Coroner's Office, Lunch at Xanh Bistro, Condition of Children in Orange County 2010.

November Newsletter
In This Issue: League Recommendations on Ballot Measures, Forum Final, GREENspot DROPoff, Tribute to Jeanne Blum, President's Message, Whew! Elections Are Over, Calendar,Report on Membership, Board of Supervisors Report.

October Newsletter
In This Issue: League Recommendations on Ballot Measures, Report on Annual Kickoff, President's Message, Schedule of Candidate Forums, New Look for Smart Voter, Renew Your Membership, Tributes, Calendar. Board of Supervisors Report

September Newsletter
In This Issue: League Recommendations on Ballot Measures, President's Message, Schedule of Candidate Forums, Poll Workers, Tributes, Calendar, Board of Supervisors Report

August Newsletter
In This Issue: LWVC Leadership Council, LWVNOC Board Retreat, Human Trafficing, Membership Renewals, Calendar.

April/May2010
In This Issue: Lunch with League: Front Page. Annual Meeting: Front Page. President's Message: Page 2. Orange County Supervisor Candidate Forum: Page 3. Board of Supervisors Meetings Page 4. LWVUS President, Mary Wilson's letter to the Washington Post: Page 5. Member Stories: Page 6. League Positions on June 2010 Ballot Measures Page 7. Calendar, Page 7. 90th Birthday Archival Photo, Back Page.

March2010
In This Issue: Sunshine Week, Front Page. Lunch With League, Front Page. President's Message: Page 2. Census Count: Page 3. Board of Supervisors Meetings Page 4. Member Stories: Joan and Burnie Cohen, Page 6. League Positions on June 2010 Ballot Measures Page 7. Calendar, Page 7. 90th Birthday Archival Photo, Back Page.

February 2010
In This Issue: League Birthday Party and Planning Session, Front Page. "Rocco the Vote" Documentary, Lunch With League, Front Page. President's Message: Page 2. California Fair Elections Campaign Kickoff: Page 3. Controller John Chiang: California Budget Crisis, Page 4. LWVUS President Mary Wilson's statement on Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision, Page 5. Orange County Board of Supervisors Meetings, Page 6. Read with League, Page 7. Calendar, Page 7. 90th Birthday Archival Photo, Back Page.

January 2010
In This Issue: Start the New Year Doing Something New, Page 1. Lunch with League, Page 1. On the Road with President Kay Bruce, Page 2. The Golden Girls; Growing Old in Prison, Page 3. Board of Supervisors Meetings, Page 4. LWV Delegation Attends Climate Change Conference, Page 5. Read with League: Spring 2010, Page 6. Member Stories; Meet Sue Fisher,Page7. Calendar, Page 7. League's 90th Birthday; Historical Photo, Back Page

November/December 2009
In This Issue: Sheriff Hutchens Speaks to LWVNOC about the Sheriff's Department, Front Page President's Message, Page 2. LWV Celebrates 90th Birthday in 2010, Page 3. Member Stories: Bette Frazier, Page 3. Be A League Activist, Page 4. Stand Up to the Lies, Page 4. Board of Supervisors' Meetings, Page 5. Hate Crime: A Community Response, Page 6. CALENDAR, Page 7. Membership Renewals are Due, Back Page.

October 2009
In This Issue: Sheriff Hutchens to Speak at Lunch with League October 22, Front Page; Join Our Statewide Redistricting Committee, Front Page; President's Message, Page 2; Kickoff Starts New Year, Page 3; Interview with Congressman Ed Royce, Page 4; Board of Supervisors' Meetings, Page 5; LWV Objects to Deceptive Advertising by "League of American Voters", Page 6; CALENDAR, Page 7; Help Wanted, Smart Voter Coordinator, Page 7; Membership Renewals are Due, Back Page.

September 2009
In This Issue: Kickoff Luncheon, September 12; Lunch with League, September 24, League Visits Orangewood Children's Home, Page 2; Member Stories, Page 2; President's Message, Page 3; Interview with California Senator Lou Correa, Page 4; Board of Supervisors' Meetings, Page 5; CALENDAR, Page 7; Read with League Fall Schedule, Page 7; Action Alerts, Page 7

Summer 2009
In This Issue: Hello Summertime Events, LWVNOC Wins Membership Award, Board of Supervisors Report, LWVC Urges Realistic, Balanced Approach to CA Budget, Electronic Voter, Donations for Kick Off Opportunity Drawing, Calendar Page 7, Save the Date: Kick Off--September 12, Back Page

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April 2009
In This Issue: Lunch with League, Board of Supervisors Report, LWVC Opposes May 19 Ballot Measures.

March 2009
In This Issue: Consensus on National Popular Vote Compact Study, Lunch with League, Board of Supervisors Report,Sherriff Sandra Hutchens, Observer Corps, Judicial Independence Project Completed.

February 2009
In This Issue: Backgroung on National Popular Vote Compact Study, Lunch with League, Board of Supervisors report, Passage of Prop 11 Starts New Redistricting Process, Compact Fluorescent Lights, Remembering Jack Harloe.

January 2009
In This Issue: LWVC Passage of Prop 11, National Popular Vote Study, Pat Ganer to speak at Lunch with League, Board of Supervisors report, State Budget Crisis, Compact Fluorescent Lights, Read with League spring schedule.

November/December 2008
In This Issue:LWVC Condemns CA Budget, Welcome to New Members, Election 2008: LWVNOC Was Everywhere, Mock Election, Constitution Day, CA Water Issues.

October 2008
In This Issue: Vote with the League, Page 3. Candidate Forums, Page 3. US Election Law, 1909 to the Present, Page 4. How to Evaluate A Ballot Measure, Page 5. Joe Dunn's talk at Kick Off: An Insiders View of State and National Politics

September 2008
In This Issue: September Kickoff Luncheon, Membership Renewals, Constitution Day, Lunch with League, Proposition 11: The Redistricting Initiative, Candidate Forum Schedule, Training for Moderators and Pros and Cons Presenters, Calendar of Events.

Summer 2008
LWVUS Convention Reports, UN Observer Report, Orange County Water Supply, Voting in Pittsburgh, Hello Summertime Events, Kick Off Luncheon on September 14.

May-June 2008
Annual Meeting, ILO Meeting honoring Mary Evelyn Bryden, President's Message about June election of Judges, LWVUS announces Immigration Posistion, Making Democracy Work Award, Read with League, Hello Summertime trip to Recycling Plant.

April 2008
Lunch with League: Serving on the Orange County Grand Jury, Democracy Award Nominations, Judicial Independence Forum Report,Calendar of Events.

March 2008
Lunch with League: Immigration, Know Your County Every Member Meeting, Member Directories Available,Campaign Reform in Orange County by Shirley Grindle, Are Our Taps Running on Empty? Calendar of Events.

February 2008
Reserve for Promoting Judicial Independence Forum, League 88th Birthday Party, Indian Gaming Referendum, Calendar of Events.

January 2008
Primary Matters: Forum at Fullerton Public Library, Membership Recruitment Initiative, Winter- Spring Schedule for Read with League, Pat Ganer to Speak at Lunch with League, Update on Promoting Judicial Independence Forum, Calendar of Events.

November-December 2007
Immigration Consensus Meeting, Read with League, Promoting Judicial Independence, Rose Espinoza, Want to be a Poll Worker? Calendar of Events.

October 2007
In This Issue: October Lunch with League at Culinary Arts, Immigration Consensus Meeting, Goodbye Summertimd Pictures, Read with League, Constitution Day Wrap Up, Promoting Judicial Independence, Want to be a Poll Worker? Calendar of Events.

September 2007
In This Issue: September Kickoff Luncheon, Membership Renewals, Constitution Day, Promoting Judicial Independence, Want to be a Poll Worker? Lunch with League, End of Summer Happy Hour, Calendar of Events.

Summer 2007
In This Issue: Major Grant Awarded to LWVNOC; Hello Summertime Tour of Registrar of Voters, July 10; Immigration Study Meetings, July 9 and August 13; Calendar of Events.

April 2007
In This Issue: Lunch with League: Career Technical Education Today, April 26; Immigration Study Group Meeting, April 16; Kay Maxwell Storybank; From Our New President; Legislative Interviews; Financing Universal Health Care; Faces of Fullerton; Read with League, Global Woman, April 10; Calendar of Events.

March 2007
In This Issue: Goodbye From Our President; Health Care Issue; Lunch with League: Electricity After Deregualation, March 22; Immigration Forums sponsored by ACLU and Chapman University School of Law; Read with League, Selling Sickness; Membership News, Calendar of Events.

February 2007
In This Issue: From Our President: Program Planning Issue; Lunch with League:Our Health Care Dilemma, February 22; Immigration Forums sponsored by ACLU and Chapman University School of Law, Read with League, Membership News, Calendar of Events.

B>January 2007
In This Issue: From Our President: LWVNOC Plans a Busy Year, Lunch with League: Civics Education Orange County Schools: January 25th, Judicial Independence Forum at Loyola Law School , Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic in Orange County Panel sponsored by LWVOC, Review of new LWVC Energy Position, Immigration Forums sponsored by ACLU and Chapman University School of Law, Read with League, Membership News, Calendar of Events.

November-December 2006
In This Issue: Strategic Vision Plan Meeting for Orange County Parks, League Wins Grant Writing Workshop,Updated Energy Position Now On Line, Membership News,Prop 89 Loses, Action by New Congress on Lobbying and Ethic Reform, Election Season Tidbits, Calendar of Events.

October 2006
In This Issue: Lunch with League- October, SmartVoter- Two Nonpartisan Ways to Smarten Up Your Vote, Membership Happenings, LWNOC Kickoff Event Summary, Pros and Cons Training, President's Message, Competitive Women and the 2006 Midterm Elections, LWV 2006 Election Recommendations, Women and Criminal Justice, Calendar of Events.

September 2006
In This Issue: September Kickoff Luncheon, LWVNOC Supports Affordable Housing Plan in Anaheim, President's Message, Membership News, The League of Women Voters Recommends: November 7, 2006 General Election,LWVUS Celebrating Reauthorization of Voting Rights Act, La Habra Corn Festival, Lunch With League on September 29, LWVC Regional Workshop, Calendar, Dues Renewal Form.

Summer 2006
In This Issue: LWVUS National Convention, LWVNOC Annual Meeting, League Denounces Erosion of Checks and Balances in American Democracy, American Democracy at Risk, Recognition and New Ideas- LWV California Leadership Council, and LWVNOC's Hello Summertime activities.

May 2006
In This Issue: Hewlett Foundation Puts League on the Streets, League Contracts with Registrar, President's Message, Hello Summertime, Annual Meeting Announcement, League Supports Library Bond Act.

April 2006
In This Issue: Upcoming Lunch With League on Media Independence, FBI Action Perceived As Intimidation, Read with League, Women's Heart Health Forum, Campaign Watchdogs, LWVNOC Legislative Interviews Assembly Member Lynn Daucher, OC Board of Supervisors- Trends, Two Views on Eminent Domain and Redevelopment.

March 2006
In This Issue: Upcoming Lunch With League on Eminent Domain and Redevelopment, Open Government and Your Right to Know, President's Message, Energy Study Milestone, Membership News, Development Committee Happenings, Clean Energy for California, California's Infrastructure, Gearing Up for the June Primary, Healthy Children=Healthy Communities, ENACT Meeting in Fullerton, Voter Outreach Workshop on 3/25.

February 2006
In This Issue: Upcoming Lunch With League on California Clean Money Campaign, Membership News, "Mom and Dad, I Can Go to College", Energy Consensus Meeting, It's Easy to Use the LWVNOC Website, Orange County Election Season Off to an Early Start, League of Women Voters California Supports Library Bond Act of 2006, and What Has Orange County Government Done For Me Lately.

January 2006
In This Issue: Upcoming Lunch With League on Alternative Energy Sources, Membership News, Read with League Schedule, President's Message- Reflections and Resolutions, LWVOC Study Committee on "Know Your County", OC Board of Supervisors- Public Comment, and Energy Study Meeting Summary.

November/December 2005
In This Issue: Get With the Energy- Study Meetings, President's Message- Voters Service Action This Election, Membership News- Learning About the League from the Pros, OC Board of Supervisors- Slow Times, Special Election Recommendations, Power to the People- Unlocking Government for the Public and the Press, Vote No on Redisctricting Prop 77.

October 2005
In This Issue: Upcoming Lunch With League On The November Special Election, Two Nonpartisan Ways To Smarten Up Your Vote, Membership News, The Infernal Complexity Of Redistricting, OC Board of Supervisors Back To Work, Orange County Government- View From The Top, Resource Conservation Conference, Community College League of California Conference, Voters Service News.

September 2005
In This Issue: LWVNOC '05-'06 Kickoff Luncheon, Members' Column, Hello Summertime- A Most Informative Trip, President's Column, Board of Supervisor's Meetings on Budget, Pensions, and Medical Benefits, Helping America Vote- Statewide Voter Registration Databases, Redistricting- Where Do We Stand, Upcoming Events.

Summer 2005
In This Issue: Budget Constraints Overshadow the Legislative Process- Assemblywoman Lynn Daucher Speaks at LWVNOC Annual Meeting, Orange County Leagues Stage Successful LWVC Convention 2005, Immigrants' Contributions to America, Flipping the Switch, Social Security- It Gets Worse, Calendar.

May 2005
In This Issue: Hello Summertime- The Lighter Side of League, Our LWVNOC and ILO Annual Meetings, LWVC Convention 2005: It's A New World, LWVUS Endorses the SAFE Act of 2005, Sweatshop Labor- the Short End of the Stick, Orange County Voter: Public Notice, Community Hospital Crisis, Social Security- Scary Words and Confusing Numbers, Calendar.

April 2005
In This Issue: The Role of Free Speech in Time of War, Our Growing Population: A 2020 Vision, Reflections on League Membership, Legislative Interview with Senator Joe Dunn, Orange County Voter: Unintended Consequences, League Happenings, Can We Trust the Trust Fund: Social Security.

March 2005
In This Issue: Trouble Upstream in Tonner Canyon, LWVUS Board of Directors Sets Democracy Agenda, Gearing Up To Pass Universal Healthcare, Keeping The Lights On In California, League Happenings, LWVUS Letter to Congress Opposing Privatizing Social Security.

February 2005
In This Issue: Grassroots Democracy, LWV Birthday Event, Our Growing Population- A 2020 Vision, Orange County Voter, Energy Forum, Community College Advocacy.

January 2005
In This Issue: Funding Schools Adequately, Lunch with League-Preservation or Obliteration, LWV Capistrano Bay Natural Resources Report, Orange County Voter-Year End, Energy Forum-Keeping the Lights On

October 2004
In This Issue: Global Democracy 2004, October Membership Column, Orange County Budget Working Group Project, No Child Left Behind Forum, Orange County Board of Supervisors- The Contract, Candidate Forum Schedule.

September 2004
In This Issue: Child Left Behind Forum, Membership Outreach, What Is A Structural Budget Deficit, Orange County Budgets Again, League in Action.

May 2004
In This Issue: Effects of International Trade Agreements on Local Governments, Survey of the Selection Process for Local Commissions, Impact of California's FIscal Crunch on Education, Regional Meetings on Voluntary Preschool for All, Meet Our Members, Leadership Council.

Summer 2004
In This Issue: LWVUS Convention Report, Voters Service Action Team, Keeping California's Lights On- The League and Energy, K-12 Public Education in California, CA Community College System.

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