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CATER Loses Again: Judge Denies Gadfly Group’s Request That Anaheim Pay $200,000 In Attorneys’ Fees

After nearly three years, the public records lawsuit waged by Cynthia Ward and CATER against Anaheim for allegedly not producing adequate records in the Angels MOU negotiations is at an end. Ward and CATER have basically lost everything. Judge James J. Di Cesare put the final nail in the CATER/Ward lawsuit in his June 23, 2107 ruling denying their request for ...

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UPDATED: These Watchdogs Need Glasses

[NOTE TO READERS: story is updated at the bottom.] Anaheim gadfly and independent AD68 candidate Brian Chuchua, along with his tribune Greg Diamond, are claiming campaign signs going after former Villa Park Councilwoman Deborah Pauly are illegal. Why? In Diamond’s words: This photo was taken by Brian Chuchua early Friday evening; we’ve cranked up the brightness to make them more ...

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CATER Still Not Complying With Federally-Mandated Disclosure Rules

Anaheim Insider here. Remember last August when it came out that CATER, the gaggle of gadflies who file nitpicky lawsuits whenever they think the city hasn’t dotted an “i” or crossed a “t”, had blown off their legal requirements to file annual disclosures with the IRS?  Click here and here to refresh your memory. Cynthia Ward and Greg Diamond responded by ...

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CATER Crater Time?

Anaheim Insider here. More bad news for Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility, the gadfly faction better known as CATER. Last week, TheLiberalOC.com revealed that CATER, despite claiming 501(c)(4) non-profit status, has never filed the annual Form 990 disclosure reports it is required by law to submit to the IRS. A few days later, TheLiberalOC.com reported CATER is longer ...

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CATER’s Comrade Cory Briggs Loses Again

Cory Briggs – the left-wing San  Diego litigator who works with local gadfly group CATER to fling monkey wrenches into economic development initiatives – has suffered another court room loss. At least, a tentative loss. The OTMD is funded by self-assessing hotels and promotes business and leisure travel in Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga. Brigg’s front group, the Inland Oversight Committee ...

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CATER Co-Counsel Cory Briggs’ Lawsuits Are Costing Taxpayers Millions

Left-wing lawyer Cory Briggs of San Diego is CATER’s partner in crime in litigating against economic development projects like the recently-approved expansion of the Anaheim Convention Center. [CATER stands for “Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility. It has two known members and one attorney of dubious effectiveness]. Briggs is also the attorney for OCCORD’s ridiculous lawsuit against the economic ...

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BREAKING: Judge Slaps Down CATER In A Withering Ruling In Angels Lawsuit

CATER’s lawyer, blogger Greg Diamond, is infamous for his rambling, palaverous style of writing. Superior Court Judge James Di Cesare issued a stinging ruling today against CATER’s lawsuit against the Angels negotiations MOU, and it’s clear he has had his fill of Diamond’s windy, tortuous argumentation, calling him out for “long-winded, meandering obscuring the legal substance of the claims” and ...

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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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CATER Rumored To Not Be Doing Well In Its Lawsuit Against Angels MOU

Anaheim Insider here. The word in legal circles is that CATER’s lawsuit against the Angels MOU isn’t going well. There was a court hearing last week, I’m told Superior Court Judge James J. Di Cesare’s attitude toward the verbalizations of Greg Diamond, blogger and CATER general counsel, was impatience with ground already covered, while giving CATER the opportunity to amend ...

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