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Strike 2 for CATER on Angels/Brown Act Case

Greg Diamond

As reported in AnaheimBlog yesterday, the Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility (or CATER) was dealt another blow in Superior Court as the judge sent the plantiff back to rework their complaint a second time and to keep it under 12 pages. Here’s the entire ruling: with some bolding for emphasis: The operative pleading herein,…

Has more Toxic Waste been uncovered at Irvine’s Fifth High School Construction Site

Irvine HS Sites vs. Former El Toro Superfund Site

Hat trip to Irvine Community News & Views for this story that documents evidence that dangerous toxic waste has been uncovered during the construction of Irvine’s new Portola High School in the city’s Northeast corridor near the Musick Jail site. The piece, written by Harvey Liss, carefully documents the materials discovered through a series of…

Meltdown in Millville: The Lies and Hypocrisy of Sean Mill

Sean H. Mill

Usually, Santa Ana Planning Commission meetings are boring events.  Permits are debated and approved, commissioners wrap the meetings with non controversial commentary and the meeting is adjourned.  Except for last week’s meeting when acting chair Sean H. Mill used his time for commissioner communications to launch a series of comments that included bouts of paranoia,…

Tait’s Options for Paying his Aide

Mayor Tom Tait, Anaheim (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

At last week’s meeting, the Anaheim City Council spent a considerable amount of time and effort arguing over a $40,000 item — what Mayor Tom Tait wanted was the restoration of his staff budget to $100,000 from $60,000 presumably to pay his aid Mishal Montgomery more money for part-time work. Tait held up slides of…