Tag Archive for Disney

A Q&A with Ashleigh Aitken on Anaheim

  TheLiberalOC caught up with Democratic candidate for Anaheim Mayor Ashleigh Aitken.  I gave her a list of questions similar to those offered to Lorri Galloway and we got our answers back Sunday night. 1. What made you decide to run for Mayor instead of a city council spot? As an Anaheim kid, I am…

Dirty Jobs OC Edition: Anaheim City Manager

I’m not a fan of reality TV, but there’s a show called “Dirty Jobs” (now cancelled by The Discovery Channel) that documented truly awful jobs people do — like “Road Kill Cleaner” or “Zoo Cage Cleaner.”  Jobs that usually involve excrement, dirt, sweat, terrible heat or freezing cold; a job that offers no respect and…

The Anaheim Elections Don’t Reflect Disney’s Branding

I’m always amused when someone who knows very little about branding can take a local election and consider it a national news story about one of world’s largest companies.  In this case, OJ Blogger Greg Diamond’s attempt to use candidates backed by IEs in which the Walt Disney company contributed to that supported a slate…

“A Walk on Water” comes to OC on November 7

Most readers know one of my favorite OC charities is Anaheim’s Eli Home which helps battered families.  I also support the good work of the Irvine Public Schools Foundation for what they do to make up for budget shortfalls for the schools that serve Irvine’s school children (a.k.a. the fund that makes up for what…