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No public debates in Anaheim – What’s up with that?

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Anaheim, is the largest city in Orange County, and the city council controls the largest budget of any OC city. There are two of five city council seats up for election this year, and not incumbents seeking reelection. You would think, that there would be numerous public debates where the candidates could face off and tell the voters what they would do

AUHSD Trustee requests investigation of Jordan Brandman for alleged improper use of district facilities

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Hat-tip to the Save Anaheim blog for this story. At last nights AUHSD board meeting, trustee Katherine Smith asked that the board “start an independent investigation” into the allegations that Jordan Brandman used AUHSD facilities for his personal use following in impassioned plea that the issue be agendized by Amin David. The story does not provide any detail as to…

Lawsuit Filed Against Anaheim Council Candidate Steve Lodge

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Voice of OC reported last night that Anaheim activist Cynthia Ward has filed a lawsuit asking the court to rule on the name and ballot designation of Anaheim City Council Candidate Steve Chavez Lodge. The suit alleges that Lodge can’t place the middle name of “Chavez” on the ballot because it’s not his real name.

Pardon Me For Talking While You’re Interrupting

Dan Chmielewski, TheLiberalOC

TheLiberalOC’s Managing Editor Dan Chmielewski was on Real Orange last facing off against conservatives Rick Reiff and Michael Capaldi. I got the feeling after watching the segment that Reiff and Capaldi weren’t expecting Dan to be prepared or as on target in his dismantling of their right-wing arguments.

Costa Mesa Council Again Deceiving Voters on Charter Initiative

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On Thursday the Costa Mesa City Council held an “Emergency Meeting” to “correct” the language of their Charter Ballot Summary. While Righeimer (Little Ceasar) characterized the change as correcting a clerical error, their action is more likely a slight-of-hand move to change the summary after reviewing opposing ballot arguments.