Tag Archive for Anaheim

OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List

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Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…

Tait, Pulido Lend Their Names to anti-Union Ballot Measure

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, mayors to two cities with a significant number of union workers, have both lent their names in support of a new ballot measure aimed at “reforming” public employee union pensions. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed leads the effort which included San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris,…

Anaheim Council Majority Ignores Reality – Enterprise Zones are Dead

Mayor Tom Tait, Anaheim (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Periodically we find ourselves here at LiberalOC puzzled by our agreement with Libertarians on policy issues, particularly when it comes to spending taxpayer funds. We see such expenses as investments, while Libertarians see needles boondoggles of uncontrollable government overreach. But for the past couple years we find that Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait is more often the only person of reason on the Anaheim City Council.

OCCORD Attorney Calls for Attorney General and OCDA to Investigate Anaheim Council members

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A prominent California attorney has alleged that members of the Anaheim City Council violated state law when they voted on behalf of a $158 million hotel subsidy, after accepting contributions from a PAC tied to the project’s developer. Attorney Cory Briggs urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas to prosecute the council members in a letter sent Thursday.

Judge Sets Trial Date for Anaheim Voting Rights Case

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Yesterday, Superior Court Judge Franz Miller, set a March 17, 2014 trial date for the Anaheim Voting Rights discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by the ACLU on behalf of Anaheim Latino activists who claim that the current at-large system of electing city council members violates the California Voting Rights Act by suppressing the ability of Latinos to be elected in a city that is 53% Latino by population in favor a a wealthy and predominantly whit segment of Anaheim voters.