Tag Archive for Garden Grove City Council

Garden Grove Raises Water Rates 19.7%

The Orange County Register reports: Garden Grove gets 19.7 % water rate hike City Council members say the increases are necessary because the city’s cost of buying water has gone up. GARDEN GROVE – Starting Sept. 1, residents’ water rates will go up 19.7 percent, with more rate increases on the way. The City Council…

Big Blue Gorilla A Casualty of Auto Dealer Closures

Garden Grove – Union Chrysler Jeep Dodge, which is widely known for its iconic giant blue gorilla on its roof, is slated for closure only months after the Garden Grove City Council gave the dealership $270,000 in January to try to save the troubled dealer. Commuters on the 22 may no longer see the inflatable area landmark as…

Ballot Count Update: No Significant Change

In the latest from OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley, we have Valerie Amezcua holding on to her slim lead over Roman Reyna by 20 votes in the Santa Ana Unified School District. In the Westminster Cituy Council race, Penny Loomer holds her lead over Truong Diep by 52 votes. In the Garden Grove City…

Election Night Upset In Garden Grove

Well here’s one that not many people expected. Community organizer Robin Marcario has managed to pull off a surprising victory in the race for Garden Grove City Council. Robin was outspent by Steve Jones, Andrew Do, Linh Ho and Trung Nguyen to place second in the contest behind Incumbent Steve Jones. The smart money in…

Garden Grove Voters Trash Mail from Trung and Jones

Garden Grove, CA — This morning at the main post office in Garden Grove, voters were contributing to their own informal poll by tossing political mailers in the branch’s trash bins. The overwhelming numbers of Trung Nguyen and Steve Jones mailers may be an indication of voter preferences. A few Andrew Do mailers were also…

Lou Correa Endorses Robin Marcario for Garden Grove City Council

The LiberalOC recieved word this afternoon that State Senator Lou Correa has also endorsed the grassroots community advocate Robin Marcario for Garden Grove City Council. This is the second high profile endorsement for Marcario this week, having received on Tuesday the endorsement of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove). Correa and Sanchez have also endorsed Linh…