Tag Archive for Lucille Kring

Anaheim “Welcoming City” Recommendations Place Symbolism Over Solid Policy

  Earlier this month, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB54 into law making California a “sanctuary state.”  The new law takes effect in January and it limits who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities.  Of course, the Trump administration’s Justice Department went nuts over…

Pride Flag Resolution Passes DPOC

I’m getting better at this Party Resolution thing.  My second resolution called on the city of Anaheim to honor the promise the city council made in June 2016 to fly the Gay Pride flag on Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of Pride Month (June) which the city failed to do this year…

NY Times Lauds Santa Ana for Sanctuary City Leadership

The New York Times showed the city of Santa Ana some love last weekend with this Op-Ed praising city leaders for their backbone on Sanctuary City Status and standing up to the Trump Administration on its immigration executive orders. From the story: Cities of immigrants, it’s time. Time to declare yourselves sanctuaries. To wear the…

Anaheim City Council Elections are Settled

It’s all over but the shouting in Anaheim has the votes outstanding likely won’t change the outcomes posted yesterday by the Orange County ROV on OCVote.com, but in District 3, Dr. Jose Moreno eeked out a 44-vote victory over incumbent Council member Jordan Brandman. I’m surprised by the closeness of this race simply because Moreno…

The Anaheim Elections Don’t Reflect Disney’s Branding

I’m always amused when someone who knows very little about branding can take a local election and consider it a national news story about one of world’s largest companies.  In this case, OJ Blogger Greg Diamond’s attempt to use candidates backed by IEs in which the Walt Disney company contributed to that supported a slate…