Tag Archive for Cynthia Ward

LA Times: Tait Gets Props For Framing Stadium Issue

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Bill Shaikin who covers baseball for the LA Times, posted this column in Sunday’s paper and it’s the first time there is actually a peek at what the Angels might be doing for the city of Anaheim when negotiations resume. From the column: “You’re the mayor. A guy walks into City Hall and offers to…

Diamond’s in the Rough

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The Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Orange County will consider removing Greg Diamond as North County Vice Chair at the committee’s meeting next Monday, the LiberalOC has learned.  If a quorum of voters is present and two-thirds vote to expel Diamond from the position, he’s out. The effort to remove Diamond reached a…

Moreno Jr./Bruno Shooting Fallout

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This post is not a defense of Lucille Kring’s statements that offended so many.  There are no backsies here and while Kring has apologized and redacted her offensive comments in the wake of Robert Moreno Jr.’s shooting death, it’s worth noting that, pending a final investigation, it appears the Anaheim Police Department conducted themselves professionally in…

Who’s Running the “SaveAnaheim” Blog?

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“SaveAnaheim,” a blog founded by Jason Young that insists on transparency from Anaheim City Government and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, apparently can talk the talk but not walk the walk. In a comment on our post about Lorri Galloway’s mayoral HQ opening, Young wrote: “I don’t control the content of Save Anaheim nor the approval…

Tait Camp Mourns Loss of Donna Acevedo’s Support as She Backs Galloway for Anaheim Mayor

Donna Acevedo. Photo courtesy of OC Register.

Donna Acevedo, the mother of Joel Acevedo who was killed by Anaheim police in July 2012 that sparked unrest between Anaheim’s Latino community and the Police Department, has made a name for herself as an advocate against police violence.  Her support and inclusion for the pro-Tait camp was active and downright aggressive.  She served as the narrator…

The Year of Unkindness in Anahem; Tait Fails to Lead

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With much fanfare last February, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait spelled out his vision for the city of Anaheim in front of a sold out Chamber of Commerce function.  The year 2013 was to be “a Year of Kindness.”  It has been anything but.  Disneyland is in Anaheim and may be the Happiest Place on Earth,…

Anaheim’s CATER emerges

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Anaheim’s Cynthia Ward has started a group called Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility  (CATER) and they have filed a complaint alleging unclear Brown Act violations against the Anaheim City Council based on the city staff’s recommendation to approve the two MOUs related to the Angels negotiations and the city council’s 4-1 vote to do so in…