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No Anaheim Charter Amendments in November

In a move that just about all of the attendees at the Special Meeting of the Anaheim City Council expected, the gang of three anti-democracy Council members killed two proposals for charter amendments on the November 2012 ballot.

Eastman’s Remarks: The Hive-mind of the Mother Colony

In an email to the residents of the central Anaheim neighborhood known as the Colony, Anaheim Councilwoman Eastman wrote Tuesday night; “In spite of how it happened, it was a big time win for all who opposed seeing that placed on the November ballot, Tonight we celebrate a win with no shots fired!”

Anaheim: A Not So Happy Place

At 9 p.m. officers ordered protesters in Anaheim to disburse, declaring an unlawful assembly. Soon after, police started firing pepper-spray bullets at the feet of protectors, as well as bean-bag projectiles into the crowds. In response, some protesters began to vandalize public and private property including breaking out the windows of a near by Starbucks.

Anaheim Burning with Outrage after Officer Involved Shooting

Anaheim residents protest shooting

Over the weekend, violence broke out in an Anaheim neighborhood after the office involved shooting death of 25-year-old Manuel Angel Diaz of Santa Ana. Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait was quick to respond: “I’m asking for a full investigation,” Tait said at a Sunday news conference. “Transparency is essential. Whatever the truth is, we will own it.”