Tag Archive for Anaheim City Council

Dirty Jobs OC Edition: Anaheim City Manager

I’m not a fan of reality TV, but there’s a show called “Dirty Jobs” (now cancelled by The Discovery Channel) that documented truly awful jobs people do — like “Road Kill Cleaner” or “Zoo Cage Cleaner.”  Jobs that usually involve excrement, dirt, sweat, terrible heat or freezing cold; a job that offers no respect and…

Anaheim City Council Elections are Settled

It’s all over but the shouting in Anaheim has the votes outstanding likely won’t change the outcomes posted yesterday by the Orange County ROV on OCVote.com, but in District 3, Dr. Jose Moreno eeked out a 44-vote victory over incumbent Council member Jordan Brandman. I’m surprised by the closeness of this race simply because Moreno…

What Jose Moreno’s Mortgage Down Payment Assistance Program Could Look Like: Too Few Homes/Too Many Applicants

An Anaheim District 3 candidate’s forum was held last week and city council candidate Jose Moreno is doing an admirable job of turning the answer to every question into one about “taxpayer giveaways” — and has suggested that Anaheim offer a mortgage down payment assistance program for 14,000 people if he’s elected. There are a…