Tag Archive for Anaheim

California Needs High Speed Rail

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, PA on an Amtrak Acela train, February 7, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

It’s a holiday weekend and the highways will be jammed and the airports full.  Enjoy that middle seat in coach.  After experiencing the joy of traveling via high speed rail in Europe last week, I’d just like to know why its taking so long in California. We’re warned about long lines and spotty service of…

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…