Tag Archive for Lorri Galloway

No Anaheim Charter Amendments in November

Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

In a move that just about all of the attendees at the Special Meeting of the Anaheim City Council expected, the gang of three anti-democracy Council members killed two proposals for charter amendments on the November 2012 ballot.

Anaheim Burning with Outrage after Officer Involved Shooting

Anaheim residents protest shooting

Over the weekend, violence broke out in an Anaheim neighborhood after the office involved shooting death of 25-year-old Manuel Angel Diaz of Santa Ana. Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait was quick to respond: “I’m asking for a full investigation,” Tait said at a Sunday news conference. “Transparency is essential. Whatever the truth is, we will own it.”

Galloway issues Statement on Anaheim City Employees Contract

Voice of OC reporter Adam Elmahrek published this story about “generous” contracts provided to Anaheim city employees last month which promised the city’s general employees union with no layoffs, no outsourcing of city services, a stop to furloughs, and a lump sum payment of $2,200 to every employee who took furlough days as the city worked through…

Ballot Initiative in Anaheim Nearing Signature Target

TheLiberalOC has learned that organizers of a petition drive to halt a $158 million giveaway to two hotels in Anaheim have overcome incredible odds and are close to achieving the necessary number of signatures to place an initative on the ballot in November.  Late last month, the group seeking to stop the giveaway was told…

Lorri Galloway Issues Statement on “Let the People Vote”

We received this statement below from Anaheim city council member Lorri Galloway. Last Tuesday, three members of the Anaheim City Council voted to take my Mayor Pro Tem title away because I signed an initiative entitled, “Let the People Vote.”  In the past few days, I have received an amazing number of kind letters, emails,…

Residents launch initiative to Take Back Anaheim

Larry Larsen (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Following months of debate over the back-room deal resulting in the handover of $158 million in future Transient Occupancy Tax revenue to spur the development of two luxury hotels, a group of residents has filed a charter amendment initiative to Let the People Vote on such deals in the future.