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Anaheim’s Strange Political Bedfellows

Jon Fleischman

As the 2016 city elections approach, Anaheim remains a fascinating case study of strange political bedfellows that somehow create unusual informal alliances. TheLiberalOC has spoken with three sources on the condition of anonymity regarding the campaign of Mark Lopez, a staffer for County Supervisor Shawn Nelson, who is running as a Republican in District 5…

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…

Strike 2 for CATER on Angels/Brown Act Case

Greg Diamond

As reported in AnaheimBlog yesterday, the Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility (or CATER) was dealt another blow in Superior Court as the judge sent the plantiff back to rework their complaint a second time and to keep it under 12 pages. Here’s the entire ruling: with some bolding for emphasis: The operative pleading herein,…

Call for Anaheim Businesses to Give Should Start with Tait

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait made charitable contributions by Anaheim businesses to charities that benefit at-risk youth in Anaheim a central component of his 2015 State of the City address with all proceeds dedicated to the ACT Anaheim Fund. ACT Anaheim stands for “Accelerate Change Together” and the fund is managed by the Orange County Community…