Tag Archive for Anaheim City Council

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…

Tait Takes Credit Where It Isn’t Due

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Councilwoman Lori Galloway (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

There’s been considerable point-counterpoint in Anaheim over the Tom Tait/Lorri Galloway Mayoral flap over the past couple of days and many of the Tait-bots complaining that Galloway has “turned on a man of integrity” Jason Young, that Tait supports traditional Democratic issues (Greg Diamond), or that Galloway is too stupid to be Mayor (Cynthia Ward:…

Is There Anyone at Anaheim H.O.M.E. Other Than Fitzgerald?

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Anaheim gadfly William Denis Fitzgerlad, who went on a homophobic and anti-Semitic rant at a recent Anaheim City Council meeting, made OC Weekly’s “Scariest People” list along with Anaheim council member Kris Murray, Angels owner Arte Moreno, and Anaheim blogger Matt Cunningham. And while his selection is easily observed, what’s not so clear is the organization…

Kris Murray talks with TheLiberalOC about Anaheim

Anaheim council member Kris Murray

It’s no secret I have a contrarian point of view on the what should happen between the city of Anaheim and the Angels as both sides begin the process for negotiation on the Angels lease.  And I have very strong opinions on the redistricting of Anaheim city council districts and a proposed light rail system…