Government & Politics

Veteran Rep. Ed Royce Won’t Run For Re-Election, Endorses Young Kim For His Seat

In a surprise announcement, Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced on Monday he would not seek election to a fourteenth term in Congress. The conservative Royce has represented North Orange County in the House of Representatives for nearly 26 years. Royce is serving his final term as the chairman of the Foreign Affairs ...

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Mayor Pro Tem Appointment Saga Continues At Next Council Meeting

The Mayor Pro Tem selection saga continues into the New Year. Mayor Tom Tait had expressed his desire to appoint left-wing District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno at the December 5 meeting.  Moreno drew the figurative short-straw after being sworn in as a councilmember in December 2016, and must run for re-election in November 2018. While the Mayor Pro Tem is ...

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Moreno’s “2017 Accomplishments” In Review

Anaheim Insider here. Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s published an end-of-the-year city newsletter telling District 3 voters he “has immersed himself in his role on the Council to best address and advocate for our neighborhoods.” The laundry list of “accomplishments” reads like an a puffed-up Linkedin profile. Some are routine boasts like “holding 32 community meetings” or “attending 93 community events.” Others tell ...

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Merry Christmas!

And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping ...

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Reactions To Inflammatory Tweet By ACLU Staffer Against Anaheim Police

As reported yesterday, Jennifer Rojas, the ACLU – SoCal’s lead political advocate in Anaheim and author of the group’s error-filled report claiming the Anaheim Police Department is one of the nation’s deadliest, published a tweet castigating the APD for “criminaliz[ing] Latino men trying to feed babies.”  Rojas jumped to that conclusion in response to an APD tweet seeking public assistance ...

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ACLU Staffer Accuses Anaheim Police of “Criminalizing Latino Men” For Seeking Supermarket Theft Suspects

The ACLU has furnished a reminder of why its critics refer to it derisively as the American Criminal Liberties Union. Yesterday, the Anaheim Police Department tweeted a request for public assistance regarding a supermarket theft: PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REQUESTED identifying 2 male Hispanics who took several cans of baby formula from Stater Bros Markets at 1131 N State College Bl & ...

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District 6: Trevor O’Neil Raises $55,000 for Council Campaign

From the Trevor O’Neill for City Council campaign: Trevor O’Neil Emerges as Clear Front-Runner for Anaheim Council District 6 O’Neil Raises $55,000 Nearly a Year Before Election; Endorsed by Congresswoman Walters and Assemblyman Choi. Anaheim Hills, California (December 19, 2017) – Small Business Owner Trevor O’Neil has quickly emerged as the clear front-runner for the Anaheim City Council District 6 seat ...

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Will Mayor Pro Tem Vote Be Continued Again?

The annual council re-organization vote was agendized for December 5. Mayor Tom Tait nominated his close council ally, left-wing Democrat Jose F. Moreno, for the post. Moreno drew the figurative short-straw a year ago, and so must seek election next November to a full four-year term. When nominating Moreno, Tait essentially said this may by the progressive politico’s last chance ...

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Palm Lane Charter Operator Approved By AESD Board of Education

After spending three years and nearly a million dollars opposing a parent-led effort to convert Palm Lane Elementary School into an independent public charter school, the Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education voted 5-0 to approve the parents selection of New Century Charter Schools as the charter operator. The parents group and their supporter erupted in cheers and applause ...

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