Tag Archive for Homeless

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…

Help the Homeless Instead of Issuing Challenges

Our pal Greg Diamond has issued a challenge to me, Matt Cunningham, Gustavo Arellano, Norberto Santana and others to replicate a test by pretending to be homeless for three days, and if we all do it, so will he but he has some issues that would make it tough (he’s vegan, he’s diabetic, he has child…

Homeless Shelter in Santa Ana Needs More People Like Michelle

I met my friend Michelle Hodgson Bleeker at the Bootcamp I attend; she’s one of those hard-nosed instructors who works you over and makes seated in-and-outs look easy.  She brings the same sort of passion into her weekly volunteer work on behalf of Orange County’s homeless community through her church; an efforts she’s led over…

Who’s Running the “SaveAnaheim” Blog?

“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…