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Residents Participation Growing As Anaheim First Town Halls Hit Half-Way Mark

The District 3 town hall organized by Anaheim First last week marked the half-way point in the first phase of gathering resident input for the Anaheim Community Assessment. The assessment will help guide how the 2030 Neighborhood Investment Program allocates a proposed $250 million investment by the city in neighborhoods over the next decade. Approximately 130 people participated in the ...

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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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Public Employee Union Spending Big To Support Ward for Mayor, Nelson in District 3

The Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) – which represents 16,000 county employees as well as Anaheim city employees – is opening its campaign warchest to help mayoral candidate Cynthia Ward and District 3 candidate Robert Nelson – both Republicans. Anaheim voters today received an independent expenditure from a committee called the “California Taxpayer Protection Committee,” attacking Harry Sidhu and praising ...

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District 3: Anaheim Firefighters Endorse Mitch Caldwell For Anaheim City Council

  From the Anaheim Firefighters Association: Firefighters Announce Endorsement for Contested 3rd Council District Race Anaheim, CA. – September 7, 2018. The Anaheim Firefighters Association, Local 2899 is pleased to announce its support for candidate Mitch Caldwell to represent the City’s 3rd Council District. Caldwell is challenging incumbent Councilman Jose F. Moreno for the seat. According to Association President Rick ...

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The Dearden’s Shopping Center Eyesore

The Dearden’s shopping center at the intersection of Euclid and La Palma has become a blight on the local community. It had been anchored by Los Angeles-based furniture and electronics retailer Dearden’s, but the 109-year old company never recovered from the Great Recession and shut it’s doors last year.  Now, a group of transients is encamped next to the empty Dearden’s ...

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District 3: Moreno Resorts To Dog Whistle Politics – Leftist Style

Councilman Jose F. Moreno, the left-wing Democrat running for re-election in District 3, described his Democrat opponent’s platform of re-focusing city government on “serving our neighborhoods, not grandstanding at City Hall” as Trumpism, while alleging the Anaheim Police Association stokes bigotry. Moreno made the charges while appearing July 9 as a guest on ITZ Happening, a local progressive Internet program: After ...

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Moreno Faces Ire of Residents Over Homeless Recuperative Care Facility

District 3 resident frustration with a planned recuperative care facility for the homeless at 280 N. Wilshire Avenue, in the Westmont neighborhood boiled over at a June 28 community forum hosted by Councilman Jose F. Moreno found himself in the soup with his constituents at a June 28 community forum he had organized. After public hearings on April 30 and ...

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District 3: Mitch Caldwell Raises $104,000 – Primarily From Anaheim Residents

Businessman Mitch Caldwell, a long-time neighborhood activist and former Planning Commissioner, has raised a formidable warchest for his inaugural campaign for Anaheim City Council. Caldwell lives in District 3 and is challenging incumbent Councilman Jose F, Moreno, the left-wing Democrat who was narrowly elected in 2016 with 36% of the vote. Caldwell’s campaign report covers the period from January 2018 ...

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