Tag Archive for Tom Tait

Uniting Orange County? Good Luck with That

Orange County Fairgrounds

The Orange County Sunday’s Register sits between the Sunday LA Times and NY Times on my kitchen table.  If my daughter sees me reading the Opinion pages, she asks me if I’ve taken my blood pressure medicine first.  The Register opinion pages each Sunday are consistent in two ways — columns shill for Republicans or…

Tait’s Options for Paying his Aide

Mayor Tom Tait, Anaheim (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

At last week’s meeting, the Anaheim City Council spent a considerable amount of time and effort arguing over a $40,000 item — what Mayor Tom Tait wanted was the restoration of his staff budget to $100,000 from $60,000 presumably to pay his aid Mishal Montgomery more money for part-time work. Tait held up slides of…

Call for Anaheim Businesses to Give Should Start with Tait

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait made charitable contributions by Anaheim businesses to charities that benefit at-risk youth in Anaheim a central component of his 2015 State of the City address with all proceeds dedicated to the ACT Anaheim Fund. ACT Anaheim stands for “Accelerate Change Together” and the fund is managed by the Orange County Community…

Fitzgerald Tells His Side of the Story; Offers a Preview of His Next Anaheim City Council Comments

William Fitzgerald, Photo: OC Register

We contacted Anaheim gadfly William Denis Fitzgerald the day after he was arrested on misdemeanor assault and battery charges at the last Anaheim City Council meeting after making salacious remarks during public comments.  He finally responded last night with his side of the story, and we reprint it below (any edits are due to formatting…

Lou Correa gets a nearly unanimous endorsement from DPOC

State Senator Lou Correra in the VIP suite with his LiberalOC sticker (c)2009, TheLiberalOC.com

Former State Senator Lou Correa, the only Democrat in the race to replace Janet Nguyen on the County Board of Supervisors, was nearly a unanimously-endorsed candidate for the special election seat but his bid for 100 percent party support was foiled by disgraced former North County vice chair Greg Diamond who objected to an endorsement…