District 3

St. Jose Moreno the Virtue-Signaller

District 3 Councilman Jose F, Moreno is at it again – assuming the worst about the fallen with whom he shares the council dais. In yesterday’s LA Times, Moreno besmirches the motivations of Mayor Sidhu and several of his council colleagues: Jose Moreno has expressed concern that Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu is the council’s lone representative on the city’s negotiating ...

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Supervisor Donald P. Wagner Directs Fire Safety Action Plan With The Toll Roads

From Supervisor Don Wagner’s office: Under the direction of Supervisor Donald P. Wagner, the Transportation Corridor Authority (TCA) and Caltrans will immediately begin weed abatement work to reduce wildfire risks along the 241, 261, 73 and 133 Toll Roads. The brittle overgrowth blanketing our Third District hillsides must be removed before the onset of the fire-carrying, seasonal Santa Ana winds. ...

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Briceno To Moreno: “My Team Loves The Idea For You To Get Arrested”

Using the California Public Records Act, Anaheim Blog obtained this January 2019 text conversation between District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno and Ada Briceno, the chair of the OC Democratic Party and co-president of UNITE-HERE Local 11 (a major Moreno campaign donor and supporter) – pertaining to Moreno’s participation in the union’s illegal shutdown of the Katella/Harbor intersection. Some background: ...

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Scholar: Draft Model Ethnic Studies Curriculum Is Handbook For Classroom Propagandizing

Three years ago, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill to develop a model “ethnic studies” curriculum for California’s public schools. It was a compromise arising from legislation to impose ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement. The self-described intent of this curriculum, according to its executive summary: “At its core, the field of ethnic studies is the interdisciplinary study ...

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City Releases Conceptual Plan for La Palma Park Revitalization

The City of Anaheim published on its Facebook page a conceptual plan for a “re-imaging” of venerable La Palma Park, located on La Palma Avenue between Anaheim and Harbor boulevards in District 3. Here’s the current state of La Palma Park (via Google Maps): From the city’s Facebook page: “After community meetings, we took into account much of the feedback ...

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Nearly 100 Residents Convene At Anaheim First Community Summit

Anaheim First kicked off the historic Anaheim Community Assessment with a packed community summit on July 10 that was attended by nearly 100 Anaheim residents of all ages, from every walk of life and every part of the city. Anaheim First is a 501(c)(3) grass-roots community organization whose mission is generating resident-driven solutions that positively transform our neighborhoods — led ...

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OC Register Editorial Page AWOL On Rent Control Push In Anaheim

An OC Register editorial from last week criticized the City of Anaheim’s recently approved contract with the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, under which the city renewed its traditional, long-standing partnership with the Chamber to promote economic development in Anaheim.  The editorial attempts to contrast it unfavorably with the city council’s mid-2000s approach – praised as a time when “Anaheim made ...

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Moreno Attacks Colleagues Integrity – Then Complains They Aren’t Cooperative

Councilman Jose F. Moreno regularly accuses or insinuates – without proof or evidence – that his council colleagues trade votes for campaign contributions. At the same time, he also regularly whinges that his council colleagues do not extend him courtesies and considerations for his requests. Here’s a thought: maybe routinely smearing one’s council colleagues isn’t the best strategy for winning ...

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Moreno Blames Capitalism For What Ails Us

District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno recently posted this on his Facebook page: One of the constants of human history is smart people believing foolish things. There’s a lot of it going around nowadays and Moreno’s re-post of this nonsense about capitalism is a case in point. It’s capitalism that funds our pensions. It’s capitalism that endlessly opens new opportunities ...

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