Tag Archive for Anaheim

What Do YOU Think About Anaheim’s Affordable Housing Problem?

“This is to show our strength, to give us a voice so the council will listen to us,” said Jaime Ramirez, an unemployed auto parts distributor from Anaheim who joined the march [for affordable housing]. There was a rally near Angel Stadium yesterday organized by a coalition of community groups, churches and unions, aimed to…

What Do YOU Think About Sheriff Carona’s “Free” Legal Help?

It’s pure twaddle [...] It’s simply nonsense to suggest that volunteer time is a donation.” – Mike Schroeder “Where’d he get that idea? [...] I just don’t play favorites.” – Shirley Grindle Just as OC Sheriff Mike Carona faces enough scandal over his criminal charges, a new scandal emerges. Several top-notch white-collar defense attorneys, including…

What Do YOU Think: Do Hard Times Mean Less Fun Eating Out?

  “Consumers are cutting back on discretionary spending, so those brands that can carve out distinct brand positions are the ones that will win,” said Tim Pulido, president of Tustin-based Mimi’s Café.  And apparently, Mr. Pulido is taking his own statement quite seriously. That’s why he’s adding cocktail bars to his restaurants. Wait… What?! Cocktails…

What Do YOU Think About the South County Gang Injunctions?

“Nobody… wants gang activity or drug dealing in our neighborhoods,” said Adele Coronado Greely, a founder of CREER [a community advocacy group]. “In the same vein, nobody wants innocent children put on a list that harms their family.” There has been plenty of controversy about the use of gang injunctions to curb gang violence. It’s…

Caroling for Peace at Ed Royce’s Open House on Friday

Hey, you… My favorite progressive activists in North OC! Are you looking for a great opportunity to do some Holiday Caroling? And would you also like a chance to ask your Member of Congress to bring the troops home from Bush’s failed occupation of Iraq? Great, then join the OC Peace Coaltion for a special…