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OCCORD Attorney Calls for Attorney General and OCDA to Investigate Anaheim Council members

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A prominent California attorney has alleged that members of the Anaheim City Council violated state law when they voted on behalf of a $158 million hotel subsidy, after accepting contributions from a PAC tied to the project’s developer. Attorney Cory Briggs urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas to prosecute the council members in a letter sent Thursday.

Kris Murray Majority in Anaheim Rejects Neighborhood Choice in Council Representation

Anaheim City Council Member Kris Murray (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

We are baffled at the decision Tuesday night of the Anaheim City Council to reject district level elections for council members as proposed by the citizen’s advisory committee. The 4-1 vote was led by Kris Murray, who had initially proposed the committee process last year as a solution in response to a voting rights lawsuit challenging the city’s current at-large council elections process.

Hieu Nguyen picked to be the next Clerk-Recorder

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At the end of a long day of interviews, the Board of Supervisors picked Hieu Nguyen, Daly’s challenger in 2010, for the Clerk-Recorder job. Nguyen, is currently a county employee of the Clerk of the Board office where he serves as manager of the files management and administration unit.

Finally OC Register finds a week old story

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We’ve been waiting for the Orange County Register to cover this story… Yesterday afternoon, the Register’s county government beat reporter wrote about the toll Brandman’s contract may have on the prospects for Acting Clerk-Recorder Renee Ramirez getting the job permanently.