Tag Archive for Anaheim City Council

Anaheim City Council Rejects Brandman’s Call to Have President End Deportations

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There’s only one Democrat on the Anaheim City Council and last Tuesday’s City Council meeting proved it as the four Republicans on the council rejected Council member Jordan Brandman’s proposal to have to city communicate to President Obama a desire to end deportations of undocumented immigrants in the city.  The proposal Brandman offered was almost identical…

Anaheim By-District Elections vote set for November 2014

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The Anaheim City Council voted unanimously last night to settle the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit challenging the legality of the at-large voting process used to elect the city council. The settlement requires that the city council place a charter amendment before the voters in November 2014 to establish by-district voting for city council elections beginning in 2016.

The Happy Puppet(s)

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Later this afternoon (schedule permitting), I will be swinging by The Eli Home in Anaheim to drop off a check and a couple of unwrapped gifts for kids…in this case, delightful finger puppets for kids 3 to 99 years old.  The check is from me for the good work the Eli Home does and the finger…

Anaheim’s CATER emerges

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Anaheim’s Cynthia Ward has started a group called Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility  (CATER) and they have filed a complaint alleging unclear Brown Act violations against the Anaheim City Council based on the city staff’s recommendation to approve the two MOUs related to the Angels negotiations and the city council’s 4-1 vote to do so in…

Jordan Brandman Debt-Retirement Fundraiser set for 12/11

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Anaheim council member Jordan Brandman is hosting a fundraiser to retire debt left over from his successful 2012 election campaign.  The event is being held on Wednesday, December 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the El Torito Restaurant at 2020 Ball Road in Anaheim. Brandman, the only Democrat on the all-Republican city council, garnered…

Tait-Kring-Galloway Three Way Race the One to Watch

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Officially, there’s a four way race in Anaheim for Mayor but the reality is it’s a three-way between Mayor Tom Tait, councilmember Lucille Kring and former Mayor Pro Tem Lorri Galloway that is creating a fascinating dynamic. Republicans have had a stranglehold on Anaheim City Hall for years in spite of Democrats having a voter…