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Magcalas & Friends: Covertly Using School Resources For Anti-Charter School Activity

A September 16, 2016 OC Register articled headlined “Celebrating Anaheim Public Schools“ gave glowing coverage to a Anaheim Union High School District (AUSHD) event called “Walk To Celebrate Our Schools” – a door-to-door public relations exercise to burnish the district’s image in the eyes of residents manned by “more than 500 hundred students, teachers, staff and parents.” It was staged ...

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Hypocrisy: Moreno Urges Followers To Swarm Colleagues’ Social Media, Keeps His Closed To Critics

Yesterday, Councilman Jose F. Moreon made another appearance on “ITZ Happenin!”, a podcast co-hosted by Joese Gloria Hernandez, a former staffer for the left-wing advocacy group OCCORD and Moreno’s former campaign manager. Appearing with him was former Mayor Tom Tait. Both of them bashed the agreement negotiated with the Angels to keep them in Anaheim while selling the stadium site ...

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Santa Ana Abandons Failed Affordable Housing Policy That Moreno Wants For Anaheim

This week, the Santa Ana City Council voted to abandon the sort of stringent, but ultimately counter-productive – affordable housing policy that Councilman Jose F. Moreno wants to impose in Anaheim. Councilman Jose F. Moreno relentlessly pushes for the imposition affordable housing mandates on home builders – conditioning project approval on setting-aside a certain percentage of housing units as “low-income” ...

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UPDATED: OC Democrat Party Leader Who Praised Ho Chi Minh Quits Post Under Pressure

Jeff LeTourneau, a long-time progressive Democrat activist, resigned all leadership posts in the Democratic Party of Orange County tonight after a heated marathon meeting of the DPOC executive committee, over a Facebook post this week in which he praised the late Vietnamese Communist dictator Ho Chi Minh. LeTourneau was the DPOC Vice Chair for North Orange County. Prior to the ...

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Moreno Telegraphs Rationalizations For Opposing COVID-19 Recovery Plan Tonight

Councilman Jose F. Moreno is already telegraphing his plan to vote against using $4 million in federal CARES Act funding to extend eviction protection, support for local businesses and COVID-19 testing. His vehicle: cynical alternative ideas for the $4 million which he admits aren’t realistic. Item 14 on tonight’s council agenda would expand the Anaheim Community and Economic Recovery Plan ...

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Moreno, Randle-Trejo: Woke Ignorance On Parade

Councilman Jose F. Moreno posted this meme on Facebook on Monday. It is less a statement that Black lives matter – on that we can all agree – so much as claiming the American Founding was racist, and the signers of the Declaration of Independence did not believe its principles applied to all people, particularly Black people. Moreno’s claim is ...

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More COVID Sanctimony By Moreno At Tomorrow’s Council Meeting?

There’s a COVID-19 update on tomorrow night’s Anaheim City Council agenda, which virtually guarantees another bout of pontificating from Councilman Jose F. Moreno. Moreno frequently declares “public health must be our first consideration” and paints concerns with keeping businesses open as putting “dollars” ahead of health.  However, Moreno’s actions demonstrate his willingness to put political and ideological considerations ahead of ...

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COVID, Anaheim & The Voice of OC: Creating Controversy While Omitting Context

It’s always curious when a media outlet creates a news story when there’s so much real news to report on. Case in point: yesterday’s Voice of OC article on COVID-19 in Anaheim and Santa Ana. Reporter Spencer Custodio tried to inflate what are basically stylistic differences between Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu and Santa Ana Miguel Pulido into substantive policy differences, ...

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Councilman Jose Moreno Wants To Impose More Taxes In Anaheim

District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno is taking advantage of the state-imposed economic shutdown and the legalized cannabis business discussion to beat the drum for more taxes in Anaheim: taxes on telecom, ticket taxes on the Disneyland Resort, the Angels and the Honda Center. Is anyone really surprised? At a Zoom townhall he hosted on May 11, Moreno signaled his ...

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Hearing On Jose Moreno’s Arrest Continued…Again

The pre-trial hearing on Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s two misdemeanor counts of criminal arrest was continued yet again. He and his 20 co-defendants – including Ada Briceno, the boss of UNITE-HERE Local 11 and the OC Democratic Party – were scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on April 29. But since the courts are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

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