Tag Archive for Al Jabbar

Anaheim Union High School District calls for Ban on STRs

Anaheim Tennis Center

We received this press release from UniteHere11 regarding the contentious Short Term Rental (STR) issue where property owners rent out homes via services such as AirBnB. ANAHEIM, Calif.— On Tuesday May 17, over 100 Anaheim residents and workers picketed Anaheim City Hall demanding that Anaheim City Council follow AUHSD’s lead. The Anaheim Union High School…

LeTourneau’s Voice of OC Column isn’t Honest

Jeff Letourneau and Henry Vandermeir in 2012

An Update:  Letourneau’s petition of 14 signatures was not blocked by the chair and passed without opposition.  Henry Vandermeir completely debunked charges made by Letourneau in the VOC column.  The meeting had 60 people attend. ******* OC Democratic and LGBTQ activist Jeff LeTourneau has penned a column in Monday’s Voice of OC calling on Democrats…

Sharon Quirk-Silva gains support from Anaheim School Leaders

Sharon Quirk-Silva

 FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced endorsements from five Anaheim school trustees. Anaheim City School Trustees David Robert (D.R.) Heywood, Ryan Ruelas, and Dr. José Moreno (ret.), and Anaheim Union High School District Trustees Al Jabbar and Anne Marie Randle-Trejo have all signed on to Quirk-Silva’s bid to return…

Our Election Hangover Blues

Badge - 2008 election

Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

OCYD announces endorsements for November elections

Lorri Galloway

This started as a post about how Dr. Jose Moreno scored the endorsement of the Orange County Young Democrats and then I caught myself and realized it would be unfair to the other great candidates who have been endorsed by OCYD (and we still have the best photo of Dr. Moreno of ANY blog out…