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Anaheim Will Buy Piano Empire Superstore, Turn Into Homeless Shelter

At special Anaheim City Council meeting this afternoon, the Anaheim City Council voted to approve the purchase of the building that is currently home to the Piano Empire piano superstore, and convert it into a temporary homeless shelter with up to 125 beds.  The building is directly across the street from county’s 200-bed The Bridges at Kraemer homeless shelter. The ...

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The Myth of the Anti-Disney, Anti-Resort Backlash

Media narratives can be powerful things, which is why politicians and interests seeking to influence public debate try to craft clever narratives.  It’s why the winners of elections always try to claim a “mandate,” whether they won by a landslide or squeaked out an electoral college win while losing the popular vote by millions. In Anaheim, it’s why the progressives ...

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On Mandates And Phony “People v. Special Interests” Narratives

The ballot counting is virtually done. Let’s take another look at the Anaheim city council results and consider what they mean. The most obvious consequence, of course, is that Mayor Tom Tait has, on his third try, secured an ostensible majority on the city council – due to narrow wins by two of his four candidates: Denise Barnes in District ...

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Anaheim: Tait/Progressive-Left Slate Losing in Council Races

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] November 2016 was another election showdown between the traditional “Anaheim Way” coalition and the strange alliance of Mayor Tom Tait and progressive interest groups. And it was another defeat for the Tait/Progressive-Left efforts to take control of the city council. This election is the culmination of a multi-year effort by a coalition of progressive political interests ...

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OC Register Endorses Steve Faessel in District 5

The Orange County Register has endorsed Councilman Jordan Brandman for re-election from District 3, and long-time civic activist Steve Faessel for election to city council from District 5. Outlining their reasons for endorsing Faessel, the OC Register opined: In Anaheim’s City Council, District 5, race, we endorse Steve Faessel. In addition to nearly 30 years of experience as an executive of ...

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District 5: Assemblyman Tom Daly Endorses Steve Faessel

From the Steve Faessel for Anaheim City Council campaign: Steve Faessel wishes to thank Assemblymember Tom Daly for endorsing Steve as the best candidate to represent District 5 on the Anaheim City Council. Both Assemblymember Daly and Steve were born and raised in Anaheim.  Their love for the city drove them to serving it. Prior to his position in the ...

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VIDEO: District 5 Candidate Forum – Faessel and Angel Answer Questions

District 5 candidates Steve Faessel and Sandra Angel answered questions on a range of issue at the District 5 candidate forum organized by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce and moderated by OC Taxpayers Association President Carolyn Cavecche. The forum was held at the Jagerhaus restaurant on Ball Road. At least 50 people filled the meeting room to capacity – most ...

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District 5 Candidate Forum Tonight, September 21, At The Jagerhaus Restaurant

The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a candidate forum this evening at the Jagherhuas Restaurant. The public is invited to attend. Here is a map of District 5: There are four candidates running: Steve Faessel Sandra Angel Donna Acevedo-Nelson Mark Lopez The details: WHEN:     Wednesday, September 21 6:45 – 8:30 p.m. WHERE:  Jagerhaus Restaurant 2525 E. Ball ...

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District 4: OC GOP Endorses Lucille Kring for Re-Election

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Anaheim Council Districts 1, 4 and 5 were among the numerous races the Republican Party of Orange County Central Committee took up during its marathon endorsements exercise on Wednesday. Central committee members got it right two out of three times. I mean “right” in the sense that the OC GOP should get out of the business ...

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