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The Anaheim Republican Assembly’s Strange Candidate Forum

For those unable to attend, the following is a summary of tonight’s council candidate forum sponsored by the Anaheim Republican Assembly: All 11 candidates in attendance oppose Short-Term Rentals, the streetcar and TOT tax rebates to attract 4-Diamond hotels. That was it. The candidates were asked a total of TWO questions: “What is your opinion on the Anaheim street car ...

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Two New Candidates in Council District 1

Two more candidates pulled papers last week – and the same day, May 20 – to run for Anaheim City Council from West Anaheim’s District 1. Freddy Fitzgerald Carvajal A Democratic activist and insurance broker who lives near Western High School, one of Carvajal‘s recent foray’s into local politics was participating last fall in the OC Young Democrats-Connor Traut action ...

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Errors And Omissions In Mayor’s Column

Opposition to economic subsidies or assistance from the government in any form is a valid and honorable principle. It is not the only position that can be adopted from a conservative standpoint but generally speaking, it is the standard stance. Unfortunately, Mayor Tait’s column strays from simply opposing the latest applicant to the city’s Hotel Incentive Policy and garnishes his ...

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Leftist Clergyman Enters Race for Council District 4

Another candidate has pulled papers to run in Council District 4, currently represented by Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring: the Rev. Arturo Ferraras, who chairman of the South Anaheim Neighborhood Council, an associate pastor at St. Matthew Ecumenical Catholic Church in Orange (where he is listed as Rev. Arturo Querijero), and a regular at council meetings where the OCCORD/UNITE-HERE coalition ...

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Top Businesses To Be Recognized By Anaheim Chamber of Commerce At Nov. 18 Luncheon Awards Luncheon

From the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: Top Businesses Recognized at Nov 18  Luncheon The Anaheim Chamber is so proud to announce the 2015 Anaheim Business Award Winners and looks forward to recognizing them at the Anaheim Business Awards Luncheon on November 18th. The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is excited to recognize those businesses and individuals that are exceptional role models ...

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AUHSD Push For Share of City Budget Would Invite Public Education Special Interests Into City Politics

Creating a dedicated line item in Anaheim’s city budget for schools within city limits is bad public policy. It is foolishness. The Lincoln Club’s Bob Loewen and the OC Register editorial page have ably pointed out many of the reasons why it would be folly for the City Council to adopt the Anaheim Union High School Districts request, but there ...

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Romero’s Charter School Rant: Fabricated and Flawed

Gloria Romero, a self-designated school reformer, presented a pseudo argument in the Orange County Register for establishing charter schools. A real argument expresses a point of view about a subject—and supports it with evidence. To state a point of view without evidence is an opinion. In this case Romero presented a pseudo argument, an assertion sans evidence, often flawed and fabricated. “Out ...

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Anaheim Residents Ask City Council To Rescind Support For Kraemer Shelter, Criticize Lack of Information

From BetterSolutions4Anaheim: More than a dozen Anaheim residents and business owners went to the Anaheim City Council meeting on Tuesday to ask the council to rescind its support for the County’s proposed 200-bed homeless shelter at 1000 Kraemer Place, criticized  the lack of information and outreach from the County and the city. They agreed with the need to help the ...

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OUSD Trustee Diane Quezada Singer Resigns, Moves To Orange

Diane Quezada Singer has resigned from the Orange Unified School District Board of Education, following the sale of her Anaheim Hills and re-location to Mabury Ranch in east Orange. Singer represented OUSD Trustee Area 1, which encompasses Anaheim Hills; OUSD Board members are elected at-large but must live in the trustee area which they represent.  Mabury Ranch is in Area ...

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Snell’s Charter Schools: Vested Interests, Huge Profit$—and Real Failure

Liberace found gold in them there trills. Charter schools are now finding gold in them there hills of online (aka distance) education. California Virtual Academies (CVAs) operates 11 charter schools in California. To find out why, keep reading. Last week in the Orange County Register, Lisa Snell proclaimed, albeit falsely, that charter schools are more effective than traditional public schools: “California’s ...

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