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Controversy Continues Swirling Around Cory Briggs – CATER’s Partner in Suing Anaheim

Controversy continues swirling around Cory Briggs, the San Diego attorney who has been working with Anaheim gadfly group CATER in lawsuits against economic development projects in Anaheim and San Diego. Briggs also represented left-wing advocacy group OCCORD in its absurd and failed lawsuit against the city’s economic assistance agreement with the GardenWalk Hotels project. CATER presents itself as a watchdog ...

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Questions About Business Dealings of Cory Briggs, CATER’s Co-Plaintiff

inewsource.org, an independent, non-profit investigative journalism outfit in San Diego, is publishing an eyebrow-raising series of articles about the business and legal dealings of notorious trial attorney Cory Briggs. Briggs has made himself the scourage of economic development efforts in San Diego, and has more recently been suing the City of Anaheim: one on behalf of OCCORD against the city’s ...

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The Pettibone Withdrawal and Tait’s Judgment

Anaheim Insider here. Doug Pettibone has dropped out of the race for Anaheim City Council, although his name will still be  on the ballot. After initial stunned silence, Tom Tait’s minions are now trying to paint Pettibone as some kind of hero and attack the woman who had the nerve to ask Tait about Pettibone’s arrest. Time for a reality ...

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Pot, Meet Kettle

Anaheim Insider here. Julie Tait, the wife of Mayor Tom Tait, sent an e-mail to supporters yesterday with a link to an OC Weekly puff piece on the Mayor. In the e-mail, she writes: “When the special interests groups and their lobbyist start coming after Tom, please don’t believe the nasty things you might hear or read.” Yes, because only ...

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CATER Announces Its Mission As Spreading “Propaganda”

Anaheim Insider here. As Dan Chmielewski of TheLiberalOC.com has already noted, the CATER claque has published a website for their club: www.anaheim-cater.com. CATER is run by a very loud person who has said very little about her non-profit 501(c)4. We know it is her, camp follower Brian Chuchua and her blogging sidekick Greg Diamond. They’ve filed two lawsuits against the ...

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Ward Wages Class Warfare Against Legalizing Fireworks

Anaheim Insider here. The irascible Cynthia Ward, along with Tait camp follower Brian Chuchua, makes up CATER, the non-profit that sues the city to obstruct policies that Mayor Tom Tait object to. Fresh from driving up the cost to Anaheim taxpayers of the Anaheim Convention Center Expansion, now Ward is waging class warfare against Measure E, which would bring legalized ...

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CATER Lawsuit Against Convention Center Deal Costs Anaheim Jobs

From Bloomberg News: Citigroup Inc. terminated a deal to purchase $265 million of revenue bonds from Anaheim,California, after opponents sued over plans to expand the city’s convention center, a city spokeswoman said. Citigroup was the lead underwriter on the bonds offered March 24, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The bonds were rated AA- by Standard & Poor’s, according to a ...

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Ward’s Double Standard; Tait Targets Colleagues for Defeat

Anaheim Insider here. I recently criticized agitator Cynthia Ward’s FPPC complaint against Kris Murray as nonsense. Ward claims Murray violated the FPPC’s mass mailing rule because she’s featured in an Anaheim Chamber of Commerce mailer. I’ll let her faulty reasoning speak for itself: The complaint is nearly done formatting, let’s see, do I have it all? Chamber accepts public funds. ...

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Will Ward File FPPC Complaint Against Tait, Too?

Anaheim Insider here. Last week, I dismissed Cynthia Ward’s threat to file an FPPC complaint against Kris Murray. Ward is president of secretive non-profit she created called CATER. She alleges Murray violated the FPPC’s mass mailing regulation when the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce sent out an e-mail informing members about a Murray campaign fundraiser. Ward reacted by saying her complaint ...

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