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Workers Protest Against Disney Over Contract Dispute

Between 800 and 1,000 people protested the protracted contract dispute between Disney and their hotel employees this evening. The following comes off of the Around Disney blog of the Orange County Register. 800 demonstrators march on Disney over labor dispute Roughly 800 Disney hotel workers, union organizers, outside demonstrators and members of the Episcopal clergy marched…

Pain in the TOT

Declines in hotel occupancy and visitors to the Disney Resort may make a projected increase in Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) revenues zero out.  The visitors generating the TOT also drop sales tax revenue in the city.  Declining sales tax revenues directly impact the general fund.   The FY 2008/09 budget (completed in July 2008) forecast an…

Support the Disney Workers & Their Kids for the Holidays

Here’s a very important announcement from OC Young Democrats. They’re giving all of us a chance to spread some holiday cheer to families who may not have much otherwise. Oh yes, and this is a chance for us to stand in solidarity with the Disney hotel workers who are still being stiffed by “The Mouse”.…

The Mouse Effect

What was once thought of as a one-time effort of political consolidation to prevent the permeation of housing into the infamous Anaheim Resort District has now become a full fledged attempt of Disneyland’s political ascension. Disney has lined the coffers of the California Republican Party, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, and the S.O.A.R. initiative with hundreds…

“We’re the Ones Who Make the Magic”

Disneyland is supposed to be “The Happiest Place on Earth”. It’s supposed to be a place “where dreams come true”. Oh yes, and it’s supposed to be the place “where magic lives”. All in all, Disney has made us associate all these wonderful things with their flagship OC theme park. But for the many thousands…

Disney Town Hall This Weekend

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to let you all know about an important event this weekend. Check out what’s just in from OCYD. Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, Disney Town Hall Forum UNITE HERE Local 681 will host a Disney Town Hall Forum this Saturday, August 2nd from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The town hall will…