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Homelessness: Tait, Moreno Term Public Exasperation As “Spreading Fear”

District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s Homeless Policy Working Group held its first meeting this week. According to the agenda, it elected a chairperson, was briefed on the Brown Act and parliamentary procedure, reviewed the city’s homelessness policies, took public comments, and adjourned. No word on whether working group member Mike Robbins continued to compare support for the anti-camping ordinance ...

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Moreno’s Sunshine Ordinance Drafted In The Shadows

Tonight the Anaheim City Council will take up a proposed “Sunshine Ordinance” that has been drafted in secrecy per the instructions of its sponsor, Councilman Jose F. Moreno. While Moreno bills it as a transparency measure, its most transparent aspect is its bald attempt to force out the policy aides to councilmembers Kris Murray, Lucille Kring and Steve Faessel. It ...

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Homeless Task Force Member Compares Anti-Camping Ordinance Supporters To Nazis

A member of Anaheim’s newly-formed Homeless Policy Working Group has compared support for anti-camping ordinances with the Nazi Holocaust and accused its supporters of wanting the homeless to die. Last month, at the behest of District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno, the Anaheim City Council voted 5-2 to form the Homeless Policy Working Group. (Mayor Tom Tait and Councilmembers Moreno, ...

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What’s Motivating Tait Council Majority Push To Oust City Manager?

Anaheim Insider here. It’s unusual for a City Council to oust a City Manager, especially when the normal indicators of city government health are generally positive. Anaheim’s tax revenues are up, civic improvements are being funded and moving through the pipeline, the city’s convention and tourism economy continue growing, major economic investment is taking place. Other Orange County cities would ...

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Councilman Moreno Honored By Anaheim Police Critics

Anaheim Insider here. I noted earlier this month that District 3 Councilman Jose F, Moreno has changed his tune, at least superficially, about the Anaheim Police Department and staffing levels. While Candidate Moreno dismissed the idea that more police led to greater public safety, Councilman Moreno is very worried that Anaheim police staffing levels aren’t high enough. This past weekend, ...

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Moreno’s False Narrative About Measure B and the Anaheim Resort

For progressives, politics is less about truth than about competing narratives – which makes controlling the narrative imperative. [It’s also a major reason campus leftists try to shut down opposing viewpoints, because competing narratives cannot be allowed to take root.] In Anaheim, Councilman Jose F. Moreno is making a determined effort to enthrone his political narrative of the Resort District ...

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May Day In Orange County: Progressive-Left Marches In Anaheim and Santa Ana

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] It was May Day yesterday, and leftists, progressives, union activists marched in the county’s two largest cities – Anaheim and Santa Ana. Radical political elements were more prominent in the Santa Ana march… The scene was more union-dominated at the OC Central Labor Council-sponsored march in downtown Anaheim… Among politicos seen and hear: Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva; ...

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Moreno’s Anti-Travel Pause Resolution Is A Hodge-Podge of Multicultural Mumbo-Jumbo

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Tomorrow the Anaheim City Council will consider a resolution requested by District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno opposing the Trump Administration’s post-inauguration Executive Order #13769 establishing a 90-day pause on entry into the US by foreign nationals from seven turbulent, jihadist terrorism-torn countries with Muslim majorities. It’s a resolution born of progressive multiculturalism that regurgitates left-wing ...

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What To Do About The “Service Resistant” Homeless?

A portion of the marathon 11-hour Anaheim City Council meeting on March 21 was devoted to a presentation by CityNet of the Anaheim Homeless Census conducted in November of last year (Councilman Jose F. Moreno is requiring staff to provide some sort of homelessness update every other city council meeting). The Power Point presentation can be found here. It’s contains ...

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Kring Calls For Up-or-Down Vote On Sanctuary City Status

At last night’s Anaheim City Council meeting, veteran Councilmember Lucille Kring – who represents District 4 – called for an up-or-down vote on sanctuary city status for Anaheim at the next council meeting, scheduled for April 25. The question of Anaheim becoming a sanctuary city has been bubbling up since the 2016 council campaign. Kring, an opponent of sanctuary cities, ...

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