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The IRS has no form 990s from CATER

Letter from IRS stating no form 990 on file for CATER

CATER (Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility), which identifies itself as a 501(c)(4) public benefit non-profit organization focused on transparency and accountability in government, has either not filed a form 990 from September 2013 through the end of July 2015 or has asked the IRS for an extension in filing which the IRS has not…

OC GOP Chair still doesn’t get Healthcare Reform

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This is another one of those stories I just couldn’t get to before my early August business trip, but Register reporter Martin Wisckol contacted me for a comment on the Koch Brothers’ Freedom Partners recent event in Dana Point that was designed to show how the private sector could help the poor.  Yes, they could start by…

Bizarro Greg Diamond

Bizarro Greg Diamond

  Readers of this blog know the high Holy Days with my kids every Summer is the journey to San Diego for Comic-Con International; it’s the world’s largest and most fun pop culture event and one I’d like to see in Anaheim someday after the expansion of the Convention Center (something supported by OC’s Julio…

Recusal Reasons: Tait’s Firm has Billed County for More than $600K to Date

Mayor Tom Tait, Anaheim (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

The Voice of OC ran a story last week about the friendship between Anaheim Council member Kris Murray and Carrie Nocella, who handles government relations for Disney.  AnaheimBlog addressed the post with details that both women were friends before Murray was elected to the city council and their sons attend the same elementary school. But that’s…

DemOC PAC Welcomes Gavin Newsom to OC on 8/19

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Join the DemOC PAC next week for a special visit to Orange County by Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California, a candidate for Governor, who will share his thoughts and concerns about the state’s future, the economy and water. Details for attending are below: Admission $40 Free to DemOC PAC members Waived if you join the PAC  (www.democpac.org) OR make…