Anaheim Riots

Tait Family Hits Anaheim Council Women With Not-So-Subtly Sexist Mailer

Anaheim Insider here. In a condescending, inaccurate mailer funded by the Tait Family Trust, Mayor Tait accuses council women Gail Eastman and Kris Murray of giving a “sweetheart” deal to the city’s public employee unions. The mailer is covered with feminine touches such as hearts, lipstick marks and pink-colored lettering. The Tait family’s mail consultant must have been in a ...

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Another Anti-Police March To Commemorate 2012 Rioting

In the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, political radicals preferred to refer to that four-day orgy of violence and looting as an “uprising.” The same worldview is at work among those commemorating the rioting in Anaheim two years ago. AnswerLA.org put out an APB calling all radicals to converge on Anaheim tomorrow for a “March to End Police ...

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Tait Tilts Against “Special Interests”; Hit-Lady Ward Threatens

Anaheim Insider here. The real one. Tom Tait had a campaign fundraiser last week. It was mildly attended from what this insider’s sources have said: about 40 people, give or take. Many were family members or staff, along with those you’d expect: Amin David, Jose Moreno, Cynthia Ward; the mayor’s personal clique of supporters more than neighborhood representation. No surprising given ...

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Federal Jury Clears Anaheim Policeman of Excessive Force Charge

A federal jury has cleared Anaheim Police Officer Nick Bennallack of using excessive force in the fatal 2012 shooting of Manuel Diaz on Anna Drive. The shooting incident helped spark a night of rioting in downtown Anaheim. From the OC Register: One of the jurors said that on Anna Drive, where the shooting happened, police could reasonably expect that a ...

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Scenes from Anti-Police Protest: Radicals Taunt Police with Obscenities

The consensus media line on Sunday’s anti-police protest in Anaheim is that it was “peaceful.” As someone who spent the entire afternoon at the protest, I contend that is a misleading description because it gives those who weren’t there (especially those dependent on the OC Register‘s pasteurized account) the impression it was placid. In reality, it was angry and belligerent ...

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