Tag Archive for Lorri Galloway

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.

Hot Time at Anaheim City Hall Tuesday Night

Anaheim Seal

It wasn’t very pretty Tuesday night for the three members of the Anaheim City Council who voted to give away $158 million in future bed tax revenues to the developers of two hotels in the troubled Garden Walk district. A couple hundred residents showed up to express their displeasure over the decision…

Does Perez Have the Early Edge in AD-69?

Julio Perez

Labor leader Julio Perez and Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez are the only announced candidates for AD-69 (many political watchers expect OC Clerk-Recorder and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly to enter the race as well).  Perez held a fundraiser last week in Santa Ana at trendy and oh-so-gentrified Bistro 400 and Martinez has her…

Will Lorri Galloway Replace Tom Tait on OCTA Board?

TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait is stepping down from the OCTA Board of Directors and sources indicated Anaheim city council member Lorri Galloway will be his replacement. Tait is immersed in negotiations to bring the NBA Sacramento Kings to Anaheim and may not have the time to take on former Mayor Curt…

The Holiday Greetings Pour In

  It’s Holiday card time, and some of our favorite politicos have been sending in their warmest season’s greetings to 2010’s best political blog (according to the OC Press Club). And while Loretta Sanchez’s card gets all the press, here’s a few to ponder and we’ll post more as they arrive.

Disgraced Ex-Councilmember Led Ill-fated Dalati Campaign

According to Bill Dalati’s Campaign filings, disgraced ex-Anaheim Councilmember Richard Chavez was tapped to lead his electoral efforts. Chavez, was the former Anaheim Councilmember who lost his bid for re-election to current Councilwoman Lucille Kring, by a mere 200 votes. Chavez was further humiliated soon there-after by being convicted of tax fraud by means of…