Tag Archive for Anaheim

CATER still not IRS Compliant

Just how long does it take for a non-profit to get approved for non-profit status with the IRS?  If you’re talking about the Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility, otherwise known as CATER, the answer is more than a year (the photo is last year’s letter; this year’s update was via a phone call made…

Brandman endorsed by Loretta Sanchez and Tom Daly for Re-election to Anaheim City Council

Anaheim council member Jordan Brandman has filed his nomination signatures for re-election to the Anaheim City Council a week after securing several high profile labor union endorsements.  Brandman announced in an email fundraising pitch that he has been endorsed by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CD-46) and State Assemblyman and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly (AD-69) for…

California Needs High Speed Rail

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

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, 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…