District 3

Moreno Supports Boycott of Papa John’s Pizza – Which Has 3 Stores In Anaheim


On his Facebook page last month, District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno endorsed boycotting Papa John’s Pizza: “Hit haters in the wallet” exhorts the Vocal Progressives boycott post shared by Moreno – and hitting those haters includes the three Papa John’s Pizza stores in Anaheim. Before moving to the identities of the “haters” who are allegedly exploiting their Anaheim employees, ...

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Inclusionary Zoning: Will Tait Be “A Freedom Guy” Tonight?

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Anaheim Insider here. This is a text sent to Mayor Tom Tait by his staff consigliere Mishal Montgomery on April 28 of this year, alerting him to rent control concerns expressed by Vickie Talley, who represents mobile home park owners: Given Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s political philosophy, Ms. Talley’s fear were (and are) warranted. The “Denise” to whom Montgomery refers ...

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“Welcoming Anaheim”: Will Anaheim Institutionalize Identity Politics?

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Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s day job is associate professor of Chicano Studies at Cal State Long Beach. The left-wing politician is a long-time practitioner of identity politics and during the 2016 campaign, he supported Sanctuary City status for Anaheim when asked about it at a progressive candidates forum. He’s been backpedaling on it since being sworn in, pushing a more ...

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Morenoheim: Where A Deal Is Never A Deal

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A fundamental element of good and just government is public confidence in the integrity of contracts and agreements – that once a deal is struck, it will be adhered to by all parties.  It’s basic Good Government 101 – and it’s missing from a mischievous proposal District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno has agendized for tomorrow night’s council meeting in ...

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The Myth of the Anti-Disney, Anti-Resort Backlash

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Media narratives can be powerful things, which is why politicians and interests seeking to influence public debate try to craft clever narratives.  It’s why the winners of elections always try to claim a “mandate,” whether they won by a landslide or squeaked out an electoral college win while losing the popular vote by millions. In Anaheim, it’s why the progressives ...

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UPDATED: Moreno Alleges Anaheim Police Officers Misleading the Public About Enforcing Anti-Camping Law

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As the Santa Ana River homeless village grows and Anaheim residents are increasingly denied use of their parks by the presence of homeless campers, enforcement of the city’s anti-camping is a front-burner issue. A group of residents launched an online petition on Tuesday demanding enforcement of anti-camping laws; it has already garnered more than 4,000 signatures. District 3 Councilman Jose ...

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Tait Tabling Council Discussion and Votes To Protect Council Allies

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Three times during the past two council meetings, Mayor Tom Tait has used on obscure parliamentary tactic to shut down debate and safeguard his council allies from having to cast politically damaging votes. Councilwoman Lucille Kring had placed on the July 25 city council agenda a request to re-affirm the city’s anti-camping ordinance, adopted in 2013 as a tool to ...

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Tait-Moreno Council Majority Kills Affirmation of Anti-Camping Ordinance

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The Tait council majority’s action on two agenda items last week set the table for the repeal of the city’s ordinance against camping and storing personal property on public property, a law the council adopted in 2013 as a tool for preventing homeless encampments from overrunning city parks. The make-up of a new homelessness task force – Councilman Jose Moreno’s ...

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Scenes of Homeless Camping In Peter Marshall Park

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This evening the Anaheim City Council will discuss the city’s existing ordinance against camping and storing personal property in city parks. Liberal homeless advocates have been agitating for months for the council to repeal the ordinance, allow the homeless to camp in public parks and open the park restrooms 24 hours a day for their use. Naturally, this is vehemently ...

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