Tag Archive for Anaheim

Sanctuary Cities vs. Welcoming Cities

Dr. Jose F. Moreno’s contribution to the next Anaheim City Council agenda was to discuss the possibility of turning Anaheim into a “welcoming city” which created a measure of confusion when compared with Santa Ana’s declaration of becoming a “sanctuary city.” The difference is stark.  “Welcoming City” status, while referencing immigrants, seems to trend towards…

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…

Lopez Lacks Conviction on Sanctuary City Status for Anaheim

Anaheim City Council District 5 candidate Mark Lopez stood before a largely pro-Latino immigrant crowd at Monday’s Anaheim City Council Forum and proudly declared his support for steps that kept families together and urged law enforcement not to enforce federal immigration laws.  This is an awesome stance coming from a Republican, but Lopez wants to…

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…

Moreno announces a Tait Anaheim District 3 Walk for Saturday

Dr. Jose Moreno, a candidate for Anaheim City Council District 3, has announced that Mayor Anaheim Tom Tait will join his team to walk neighborhoods in District 3 in Anaheim this Saturday.  Moreno and some other progressives are trying to brand Tait as a “social justice” mayor when his record, other than backing district elections…