The Orange County Register ran a great story about political underdogs over the weekend that brought to light the motivation of candidates who run for elective office, in spite of all the odds against them in unseating an incumbent official. The story featured Suzanne Savary who is challenging Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Peter Anderson, who is challenging Congressman Ed Royce.
David Robert Heywood is running for a seat on the Anaheim City School Board because he believes that all of us are responsible for the education of Anaheim’s children and that we all have a stake in quality public schools. He understands that when children receive a high quality education our neighborhoods are strengthened, healthier, and more vibrant.
As many as 500 people attending a community meeting last night after 9 year old Ximena Meza was murdered in a drive by shooting Wednesday night in the 2300 block of West Greenacre Avenue in Anaheim. The shooting is the result of possible gang violence. Witnesses reported two groups in the area at the time of…
Last week, the Voice of OC reported on an ongoing FPPC investigation of Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s campaign funding irregularities involving unemployed and student donors. It took a few days, but on Thursday afternoon the other shoe dropped. A detailed review of the court documents revealed that the FPPC had more than just a hunch behind its subpoenas.
No, this post is not about who you might think. Despite false and misleading rumors, Dr. Jose F. Moreno is not a part of Team Tait and is running his own campaign. We are talking about Dr. Roberto Baeza, who is a disgruntled ex-principal in Anaheim City School District and a current candidate for Anaheim Union High School District Board of Education, Area 2. This race has four candidates, all Latino, three are registered Democratic, including Dr. Baeza.
With the retirement of the sole woman on the Anaheim City School District (ACSD) Board, there is the potential that half the population may be without representation come this December. One longtime resident, former parent and longtime school administrative assistant, Cecilia Lopez, is seeking to make sure that does not come to pass.