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Pro-Growth, Pro-Law Enforcement Candidates Sweep Anaheim City Council Elections

The Anaheim City Council elections were swept by candidates supportive of economic development, law enforcement, neighborhood investment and re-opening the local economy. Council seats in Districts 1, 4 and 5 were on the ballot. In Districts 1 and 5, incumbents Denise Barnes and Steve Faessel, respectively, were seeking re-election to a second four-year term.  District 4 was open, as term ...

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Randle-Trejo Fails To File Required Disclosure of Donors To Her City Council Campaign

This morning, the Voice of OC published a story by Brandon Pho bemoaning the volume of ballots already cast before more voters have had  a chance to read the latest round of candidate campaign finance disclosures. The article’s premise illustrates the VOC’s view that these reports are Rosetta Stones for deciphering candidates, while simultaneously overlooking the reality that – outside ...

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District 4 Update From Councilwoman Lucille Kring

From District 4 Councilwoman Lucille Kring: STC Management New Owners at Gardenwalk Last Tuesday April 30th, I was glad to take part in the press conference at Gardenwalk where STC Management formally announced their new ownership. John Hsu and his team presented their exciting new vision for the design of the project, including a variety of new tenants who will ...

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On Mandates And Phony “People v. Special Interests” Narratives

The ballot counting is virtually done. Let’s take another look at the Anaheim city council results and consider what they mean. The most obvious consequence, of course, is that Mayor Tom Tait has, on his third try, secured an ostensible majority on the city council – due to narrow wins by two of his four candidates: Denise Barnes in District ...

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Anaheim: Tait/Progressive-Left Slate Losing in Council Races

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] November 2016 was another election showdown between the traditional “Anaheim Way” coalition and the strange alliance of Mayor Tom Tait and progressive interest groups. And it was another defeat for the Tait/Progressive-Left efforts to take control of the city council. This election is the culmination of a multi-year effort by a coalition of progressive political interests ...

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Kring: What Voters Should Know About My Record In Anaheim

[Originally published in the Orange County Register on November 3, 2016] Since 2012, I have been honored to represent Anaheim on the City Council, including for the past two years as mayor pro tem. In that time, I joined with my council colleagues to support key initiatives benefiting all Anaheim residents. We are in our third year of restoring the ...

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District 4: Fr. Ferreras Would Have City Divert Transportation Funding To School Construction

Fr. Arturo Ferreras was a very last minute no-show at the September 15 District 4 candidate forum organized by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce. He e-mailed the Chamber two hours before the forum’s start time, citing “two unforseen conflict in my schedule today that could not be avoided.” It would appear those conflicts were not shared by Ferreras campaign factotum ...

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UPDATED: District 4 Candidate Forum Tonight; Ferreras Bails Out At Last Minute

UPDATE:  Fr. Arturo Ferreras, the liberal Democrat candidate supported by Mayor Tom Tait, dropped out of the candidate forum around 5:00 p.m. today, citing two unspecified “unforeseen conflicts” on his schedule. The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the second in a series of candidate forums in the four council districts holding elections this year. This evening’s forum is for ...

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Anaheim District 4: Who Is Arturo Ferreras-Querijero?

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Most of the focus on Anaheim’s District 4 contest has been on the incumbent, Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring, a conservative Republican. But what about her principal opponent, Fr. Arturo Ferreras-Querijero, who is comparatively unknown outside of progressive political circles. Ferreras-Querijero is a registered Democrat whose politics can be fairly characterized as being on the far-left ...

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