Tag Archive for Anaheim

Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

Michele Martinez

Votes are still being counted from last week’s election and yesterday’s fresh batch of results moved some pieces around on the election chessboard. Notably, Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen has moved into second place in the race for CD-46 opening up a 578 vote lead over Republican Bob Peterson.  We’ll note it still places Nguyen,…

Requiesce in pace Amin David

Amin David (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Our former blogger Claudio Gallegos posted this on Facebook on Sunday: Orange County lost a legend and heaven gained an angel last night. Amin David was a pioneer for Latino civil rights in Orange County. He will be missed and I will never forget his guidance and knowledge. Rest in peace amigo. David’s family posted…

SB 1011 Targets Mayor Tom Tait’s Land Dealings

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

  Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait, the darling of the good government crowd, is a stickler for abstaining from voting on council agenda items if there’s even the perception of the perception of a possible conflict with his business interests.  But not always. For example, at the June 5, 2012 Anaheim City Council meeting, he  abstained from…

Anaheim’s Kris Murray Blasts Donald Trump

Kris Murray

I really feel for Republicans — elected ones and Republican candidates — as we move towards November.  I really do.  The GOP clown car is down to three largely unlikeable and terrible candidates.  Anaheim City Council member Kris Murray, a Republican, issued a statement via email that warrants our attention.  I believe she’s the first Republican…

Jose Moreno announced for Anaheim City Council

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, (c) 2014, TheLiberalOC.com (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

Dr. Jose F. Moreno has announced he’s a candidate for Anaheim City Council in the newly drawn third district.  A new website announcing his candidacy spells out his platform.  His campaign Facebook page offers this:  Father of 4 and a believer that the power of Anaheim is in its people! Join our campaign as we…

WonderCon will return to Anaheim in 2017

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WonderCon, which opens this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend due to the Anaheim Convention Center expansion project, will be returning to Anaheim in 2017.  The show, managed by the people who run the widely successful ComicCon International show in San Diego, relocated to Anaheim in 2012 and stayed because the crowds…