Government & Politics

Anaheim Neighborhood Groups Endorse Kris Murray For Supervisor

From the Kris Murray for Supervisor campaign: Neighborhood Leaders Endorse Kris Murray for Orange County Supervisor Anaheim’s Oldest Neighborhood Associations Join Growing Coalition of Support for Murray ANAHEIM, CALIF — Today, the Anaheim Neighborhood Association PAC and Anaheim Hills Community Council have both endorsed Kris Murray as the leading candidate for Orange County’s Third District Supervisor. “Kris Murray has been a ...

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Beth Krom Drops From 3rd Supervisor District Special Election To Run for OC Democratic Party Chair

TheLiberalOC.com is reporting that former Irvine Councilmember Beth Krom is ending her candidacy in the upcoming special election for the 3rd Supervisor District, and will instead run for chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County. DPOC Chair Fran Sdao recently announced her resignation. Excerpted from the LiberalOC: Former Irvine mayor and city council member Beth Krom has decided to ...

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Progressive Teachers Union Activists Take Control Of Anaheim Elementary School Board

Union-backed candidates allied with the local progressive leaders Jose F. Moreno and Michael Matsuda have taken complete control of the Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education in the wake of the November election.  Moreno represents District 3 on the Anaheim City Council. His long-time friend and fellow progressive political activist Matsuda is superintendent of the Anaheim Union High School ...

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Rouda, Porter and Levin Support Pelosi for House Speaker; Cisneros Dissents

The House Democratic Caucus today voted 203-32 to nominate polarizing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be the next Speaker of the House. Among the newly-elected Democrat House members from Orange County, only Gil Cisneros of CA-39 opposed Pelosi.  Harley Rouda (CA-48) – who during the campaign dodged the question of whether he’d support Pelosi – signed a letter of support for ...

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Councilwoman Murray Appointed To Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board

Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray has been appointed to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board, Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced yesterday. From the announcement press release: Kristine Murray, 50, of Anaheim, has been appointed to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board. Murray has been president and chief executive officer at KLM Strategies since 2018. She was senior ...

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Anaheim Council Approves 25-Year Contract Extension for Anaheim Arena Management

From Anaheim Arena Management: Anaheim Arena Management Solidifies 25 Year Contract Extension November 20, 2018 (Anaheim, CA) – At tonight’s Anaheim city council meeting, members of the council voted in favor of a multi-faceted agreement that extends AAM’s contract for at least the next 25 years. The deal extends the partnership between the organization and the city, securing the Anaheim ...

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Honda Center/ARTIC Agreement Looks Good – But What’s The Rush?

Tonight, is the final regular council meeting for Mayor Tom Tait and Councilmembers Kris Murray and James Vanderbilt – Tait and Murray being termed out, while Vanderbilt lost his re-election bid. But the agenda is a packed one, and on it is Item 35, an agreement with Anaheim Arena Management (AAM) pertaining to the Honda Center and ARTIC.  AAM is Henry ...

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Homeless Tent City At Maxwell Park Keeps Growing

I visited Maxwell Park yesterday. The scene was reminiscent of the early days of the Santa Ana River Trail encampment. Since visiting the park a month ago, the transient population has grown considerably. I counted nearly 30 tents, along with piles of stuff and a number of barking dogs  of various sizes. Maxwell Park is in District 1, represented by ...

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Loretta Sanchez Running in 3rd Supervisor District Special Election

Former Representative Loretta Sanchez will join the rapidly growing field of candidates who will run in the 3rd Supervisor District special election that will likely take place in March 2019. Sanchez, a Democrat, represented central OC in Congress from 1996 until 2016, when she opted to run for U.S. Senate. Sanchez’ name had been circulating as a possible candidate for ...

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Chief of Disney Parks Praises The “Hospitable Business Environment”…Of Central Florida

Bob Chapek, chairman of Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products for the Walt Disney Company, gave the keynote this year’s International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) expo in Orlando. While talking the company’s investments in new attractions around the world, he highlighted the pivotal role of the local business climate to those investment decisions: “In fact, over the last ...

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