2016 Election

District 4: Independent Mailers Supporting Lucille Kring Start To Land

The percentage of voters casting vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots will be higher than ever this year, and those ballots will be arriving soon. The Moving Orange County Forward independent expenditure (IE) committee is heavily engaged in supporting Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring’s re-election via mailers like this one:   All the media-generated noise aside, the issues most voters are most concerned ...

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District 5: Independent Expenditures for Steve Faessel Hit Mailboxes

Last week, District 5 voters received a couple of independent expenditure mailers advocating for Steve Faessel. Here’s one: Here’s the other: The mailers emphasize Faessel’s experience, and familiarity with city government and how it works to provide city services. The second also emphasizes he has been a life-long Anaheim resident who has lived in District 5 for more than 40 ...

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District 3 Candidate Forum on October 13 At Downtown Community Center

The League of Women Voters is moderating a Council District 3 candidates forum this Thursday, October 13 at the Downtown Community Center, 250 E. Center Street, Anaheim. So far, the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is the only other entity that has organized district-specific candidate forums. All other forums have been organized along the old, at-large election style. It’s ironic in ...

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District 1: Sen. Janet Nguyen, Assemblywoman Ling-Ling Chang Endorse Steve Chavez Lodge

This came over the transom from the Steve Lodge for Anaheim City Council, District 1 campaign: Senator Janet Nguyen and Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang Endorse Lodge for Council  Orange County Lawmakers Endorse Steven Chavez Lodge for Anaheim City Council (Anaheim) – State Senator Janet Nguyen and Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang recently announced their respective endorsements for Retired Police Officer and ...

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District 5: Assemblyman Tom Daly Endorses Steve Faessel

From the Steve Faessel for Anaheim City Council campaign: Steve Faessel wishes to thank Assemblymember Tom Daly for endorsing Steve as the best candidate to represent District 5 on the Anaheim City Council. Both Assemblymember Daly and Steve were born and raised in Anaheim.  Their love for the city drove them to serving it. Prior to his position in the ...

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District 5: Mark Lopez – AnaheimBROS

Mark Lopez moved into Anaheim’s District 5 in April of this year. A few months earlier, he changed his party registration from No Party Preference to Republican. However, a pattern has emerged in his choice of allies and supporters is making that switch seem puzzling. In May, he joined a who’s who of local progressive political activists at the kick-off ...

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Anaheim School Board Member Ryan Ruelas Wants Keep State Taxes High

Proposition 30 (passed in 2012) hiked the state sales tax by a quarter cent, and made the state income tax the highest, most progressive in the nation. Anaheim school board member and progressive teachers union activist Ryan Ruelas wants to keep it that way for at least another 12 years. The powerful California Teachers Association and other special interests are ...

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Mind of Moreno: Billion…Million…What’s The Difference?

Rhetoric and reality do not necessarily walk hand in hand in the world of Jose F. Moreno’s political rhetoric. For example, on several occasions has falsely claimed that Orange County’s largest generator of tax revenue – Disney – actually pays no taxes. Last month, a source witnessed him outside the council chambers telling a group of AnaheimBros that Disney pays ...

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VIDEO: District 5 Candidate Forum – Faessel and Angel Answer Questions

District 5 candidates Steve Faessel and Sandra Angel answered questions on a range of issue at the District 5 candidate forum organized by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce and moderated by OC Taxpayers Association President Carolyn Cavecche. The forum was held at the Jagerhaus restaurant on Ball Road. At least 50 people filled the meeting room to capacity – most ...

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Anaheim in Wonderland: Tait Maxing Out To Moreno In Every Way

Flashback to 2012: the Republican Party of Orange County names Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait as its “Local Elected Official of the Year” – an honor bestowed to recognize noteworthiness in advancing the Republican cause: Fast forward to the present day: the same Tom Tait is working hard to elect two hard-left Democrats – Jose F. Moreno and Arturo Ferreras – ...

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