Jose Moreno

UNITE-HERE Local 11: Anaheim’s Economic Wrecking Ball

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show is the single biggest show that comes to the Anaheim Convention Center. This year, 115,000 people will attend the show next week (January 24-27), which has a hugely positive economic impact on Anaheim’s economy – estimated at $100 million for this year’s show. NAMM has held in Anaheim for decades, and is ...

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Hysteria Over Angels Negotiations Begins

As predictably as night follows day, an outbreak of hysteria has followed news of a proposed 1-year extension of the Angels’ stadium lease to facilitate negotiations to keep them in Anaheim (which is something even critics claim to want). The common thread is a freak-out over a “deal” that doesn’t exist. Giving a north county report to his Chicano Latino ...

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Al Jabbar Joining Supervisor-Elect Doug Chaffee’s Staff As Deputy Chief

New 4th District Supervisor Doug Chaffee has hired Al Jabbar, a leading Anaheim progressive activist, as his deputy chief of staff. The 4th Supervisor District includes all of the Anaheim flatlands. Jabbar is member of the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) Governing Board. Under the leadership of Jabbar and fellow progressive activist Superintendent Michael Matsuda, the AUHSD has become increasingly ...

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Rent Control Measure Coming To Anaheim?

At the December 6 city council meeting, District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno tasked city staff with a research project: survey rents in Anaheim and schedule a council workshop on the results of that study, along with what other cities have done in terms of rent “stabilization” – which is a euphemism for rent control. What this looks like is Moreno ...

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UPDATED: Anaheim High School Inviting Parents To Event With Councilman Jose Moreno – Days Before Election

Anaheim High School is inviting parents to a special event tomorrow morning with Councilman Jose F. Moreno – who is battling for a full council term in the general election only 13 days away. This invite was e-mailed out to parents of Anaheim High School students: An interesting development: using school resources to organize a coffee with District 3 constituents ...

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La Palma Park Becoming A Homelessness Haven…Again

District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno posted this on his Facebook page earlier this week: Fortunately for Moreno’s constituents, they don’t have to go far to do that: La Palma Park in District 3 is again becoming a homeless haven, as these photos taken earlier this week illustrate:   Transients are noticeably absent from the section of La Palma Park ...

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Lansner: Why Would Anaheim Walk Away From A $100 Million Tax Revenue Windfall?

OC Register real estate columnist Jonathan Lansner penned this column last week. Lansner’s trenchant common sense cuts through the council majority’s bunkum and blindness like a hot knife through butter: What city would walk away from a $100 million business windfall? By Jonathan Lansner Anaheim has essentially rejected a no-money-down, debt-free deal that would have put $100 million in city ...

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UPDATED: 8-Year Old Boy Stuck By Used Syringe At Manzanita Park

Last week at Manzanita Park, an 8-year old boy was stuck by a used syringe while playing at Manzanita Park according to multiple sources. The individual received medical treatment and is apparently alright, but will need to undergo blood testing in several months. Community Services Department Director Larry Pasco informed the city council about the incident via e-mail: Subject: Incident ...

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Aitken, Moreno Support Prop. 10, Allowing Cities To Impose Rent Control

District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno and Anaheim mayoral candidate Ashleigh Aitken are both supporting of Proposition 10, which would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Act – a 1995 state law that prohibits local governments from imposing rent control on newly constructed buildings, single-family homes and condominium units. It also allowed owners of already subject to rent control laws to increase the rent ...

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