Tag Archive for Vern Nelson

Spoiler Alert on the OJ’s Paul Lucas Story

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After reading Parts I and II of Vern Nelson’s epic “Paul Lucas is Our Hero” series, I wasn’t sure if I was reading a political blog or watching a drama on the Hallmark Channel.  Nelson’s posts paint a story of good vs. evil, or right vs. wrong, of justice vs. injustice, and promises a happy…

Tait Camp Mourns Loss of Donna Acevedo’s Support as She Backs Galloway for Anaheim Mayor

Donna Acevedo. Photo courtesy of OC Register.

Donna Acevedo, the mother of Joel Acevedo who was killed by Anaheim police in July 2012 that sparked unrest between Anaheim’s Latino community and the Police Department, has made a name for herself as an advocate against police violence.  Her support and inclusion for the pro-Tait camp was active and downright aggressive.  She served as the narrator…

Anaheim’s CATER emerges

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Anaheim’s Cynthia Ward has started a group called Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility  (CATER) and they have filed a complaint alleging unclear Brown Act violations against the Anaheim City Council based on the city staff’s recommendation to approve the two MOUs related to the Angels negotiations and the city council’s 4-1 vote to do so in…

Tait Takes Credit Where It Isn’t Due

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Councilwoman Lori Galloway (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

There’s been considerable point-counterpoint in Anaheim over the Tom Tait/Lorri Galloway Mayoral flap over the past couple of days and many of the Tait-bots complaining that Galloway has “turned on a man of integrity” Jason Young, that Tait supports traditional Democratic issues (Greg Diamond), or that Galloway is too stupid to be Mayor (Cynthia Ward:…

An Angels Facebook Page Fail

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Two separate Facebook pages were created last month, both calling for keeping the Angels in Anaheim.  But only one of them is disguised as a pro-Tom Tait page.  The Keep The Angels page is the one that seams to have been set up by the Anaheim Chamber and it has more than 9,000 likes.  Meanwhile,…

Arte’s Angle in Anaheim

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I’ve seen my share of typos regarding the Los Angeles “Angles” of Anaheim online and on Facebook that my choice of words in the headline is deliberate.  As a baseball fan, I think we all need to take a breath here for a minute on the negotiations between the city of Anaheim and the Angels. …