Tag Archive for Tom Tait

Lorri Galloway announces Campaign for Anaheim Mayor

Lorri Galloway

Former Anaheim Council member Lorri Galloway has decided to throw her hat into the ring and challenge conservative Republican Mayor Tom Tait in the 2014 election.  The official story in Frank Mickadeit’s column hit online Halloween night but OC Weekly broke the news — with sources from the Register — Halloween morning. Gustavo Arellano writes:…

Is There Anyone at Anaheim H.O.M.E. Other Than Fitzgerald?

Fitzgerald

Anaheim gadfly William Denis Fitzgerlad, who went on a homophobic and anti-Semitic rant at a recent Anaheim City Council meeting, made OC Weekly’s “Scariest People” list along with Anaheim council member Kris Murray, Angels owner Arte Moreno, and Anaheim blogger Matt Cunningham. And while his selection is easily observed, what’s not so clear is the organization…

Kris Murray talks with TheLiberalOC about Anaheim

Anaheim council member Kris Murray

It’s no secret I have a contrarian point of view on the what should happen between the city of Anaheim and the Angels as both sides begin the process for negotiation on the Angels lease.  And I have very strong opinions on the redistricting of Anaheim city council districts and a proposed light rail system…

Tait, Pulido Lend Their Names to anti-Union Ballot Measure

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, mayors to two cities with a significant number of union workers, have both lent their names in support of a new ballot measure aimed at “reforming” public employee union pensions. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed leads the effort which included San Bernardino Mayor Pat Morris,…

Anaheim City Council Republicans Slow to Condemn Hate Speech

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

At last Monday’s special meeting of the Anaheim City Council, William Fitzgerald, identified as a spokesperson for Anaheim HOME, used his three minutes of public commentary to defame Council member Jordan Brandman with an anti-Semitic and anti-Gay rant that should be personally embarrassing to him.  During those three minutes, Fitzgerald is within his constitutional First…