Jose Moreno

Why Hasn’t Robert Rubin Sued the Anaheim City School District?

From the Los Angeles Times: Opening a new front on efforts to improve minority representation on local elected boards,  attorneys  representing several Latino citizens have accused the Coachella Valley Water District of violating the California Voting Rights Act. In a letter delivered Monday to John Powell, the district’s board president, lawyers Robert Rubin and Megan Beaman said the district’s  at-large ...

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ACLU/Jose Moreno Districting Lawsuit Hearing Continued To November 5

On October 15, the City of Anaheim filed a motion with the OC Superior Court to continuing the hearing on its various motions regarding the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) lawsuit plaintiff Jose Moreno, which seeks to force the city to adopt a single-member district system of electing the city council. Moreno and his co-plaintiffs are being represented by the ...

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New Miraloma Park Illustrates Challenges Facing Older OC Cities

On the Anaheim City Council’s agenda on September 24 was some good news amidst all the usual unpleasantness: the creation of Miraloma Park and Community Center. The city had its eye on a commercial property for some time, and moved to purchase it when it became available. According to the staff report, amenities will include: Miraloma Park and Community Center ...

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Tonight: Moreno Has Another Chance To Move ACSD Board of Ed To Single-Member Districts

Anaheim City School District Trustee Dr. Jose Moreno wants the Anaheim City Council elected from single-member council districts. Not ten years from now, or in the near future – but right now. He’s even the lead plaintiff of an ACLU  lawsuit seeking to force the city to switch from at-large election to single-member council districts. Moreno alleges the city is violating ...

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Anaheim City School District Considers Form of Publicly-Financed Campaigning

In addition to the proposed addition to the governing board bylaws regarding how it is elected, there was another interesting item on the agenda of last night’s Anaheim City School District Board of Education agenda – related to paying for candidate statements. Candidate statements are probably the single most important communication a school board candidate has with the public. It’s ...

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Why Does Jose Moreno’s Anaheim City School District Stick With At-Large Elections?

Let’s say a member of a school district board of education was the lead plaintiff in litigation against the city in which his district was located, alleging the at-large council election system disenfranchised the city’s Latino majority and asking the court to force a change to electing councilmembers from single-member districts. Let’s also say this same school board member was ...

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Stop the Presses! Disney Has Had Input Into Development Of Anaheim Transit System!

Is this what passes for news nowadays? Today, the Voice of OC reports that Disneyland has had input into the development of the Anaheim Rapid Connection system. Wow, what a shock. Public agencies (the smart ones, at least) always consult with and seek input from the public — which includes businesses — when developing transportation projects.  Yet, the Voice of ...

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