Author Archives: Matthew Cunningham

COVID-19: Anaheim Ducks Owners To Pay Honda Center Staff During Shut Down

Henry and Susan Samueli, the owners of the Anaheim Ducks and Anaheim Arena Management – which operates the city-owned Honda Center – will pay both full and part-time workers their regular wages for the duration of the event postponements created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Hockey League announced last week it is suspending the 2019-2020 season until further notice. ...

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Supervisor Don Wagner Seals Re-Election; Aitken Concedes

Supervisor Don Wagner has sealed his re-election campaign this week, garnering more than 52% of the vote to win a full four year term on the Orange County Board of Supervisors representing the 3rd Supervisor District. As of Saturday evening, Wagner led Aitken by 7,261 votes; county-wide, there remained only 1,749 ballots left to count. A year ago, Wagner, a ...

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Major Anaheim Attractions Closing Temporarily In Wake of Gov. Newsom’ Coronavirus Order

Major Anaheim attractions such as Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, the Angels and Ducks, will close temporarily in the wake of Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order restricting public gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak. The Disneyland Resort issued a statement earlier today: While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Disneyland Resort, after carefully reviewing the guidelines of the ...

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Anaheim Elementary School District To Incorporate Race-Based Ethnic Studies Into Curriculum

The Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education unanimously voted last month to incorporate politically-charged Ethnic Studies into its elementary school curriculum. The resolution passed by the Board praises Ethnic Studies as a movement that focuses on “the history, culture, language and literature of people of color in the United States and globally” and “validates the shared experiences, culture and ...

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Annual Lobbyist Registration Report: A Nothing Sandwich

One of the items on tonight’s city council agenda is the annual Registered Lobbyist Annual Report.  Although it’s a receive-and-file item on the consent calendar, you can bet Councilman Jose F. Moreno will pull it. The opportunity to harangue his council colleagues and build his narrative for the 2020 city council elections will prove irresistible. If Councilman Moreno’s sermonizing is ...

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Mind Of Moreno: Trump Has Accomplished More Than Obama Because He’s White

Councilman Jose F. Moreno posted this on his Facebook page last week. Moreno is an ardent supporter of socialist Bernie Sanders and his “Medicare for All” scheme – which would outlaw private health insurance. It would force the 170-million or so Americans who rely on private health insurance into a government-funded and controlled health care system. Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday ...

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Union Boss & OC Democratic Party Chair Ada Briceno Barely Re-Elected Party Office

Last year, UNITE-HERE Local 11 boss Ada Briceno was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County. Briceno is pretty hard Left, and her ascension was greeted with elation in the left-wing quarters of the party.  Briceno and Councilman Jose F. Moreno are thick as thieves. The passage of council district elections and other initiatives to advance progressive Democrat ...

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