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.
by Chris Prevatt • • 6 Comments
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.”
by Dan Chmielewski • • 5 Comments
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…
by Claudio Gallegos • • 4 Comments
This past week, the ACLU, representing Amin David, Jose Moreno (who is an ACSD Trustee) and Consuelo Garcia announced they were suing the city of Anaheim, claiming the current way the City Council is elected shuts out minority representation. They also point out four of the five councilmembers live in Anaheim hills, which contains only 1/6 of the city’s total population.
by Joe Hill • • 2 Comments
At Tuesday’s Anaheim City Council meeting, Kris Murray took out her frustration over the push-back regarding her support for the $158 million tax giveaway to her benefactors on Lorri Galloway. Murray had placed on the meeting agenda the matter of stripping Galloway of her Mayor Pro Tem title.
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
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…
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Here are some of the stories our friends are covering that we are following at TheLiberalOC. John Williams Still locked out & spiked his pension, Anaheim to revisit hotel development subsidies, Costa Mesa’s Outsourcing Leagal fees top $400K, and Correa’s Buffa Rule passes state Senate