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Resort Unions’ $18 Minimum Wage Initiative Will Be On November 2018 Ballot

On Tuesday, the Anaheim City Council voted to place the Resort union coalition’s $18 minimum wage initiative on the November 2018 ballot, but failed to authorize an economic impact study after an acrimonious council debate. Last week, the Orange County Registrar of Voters certified the initiative had sufficient valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The council’s could vote ...

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Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray Announces Run for 3rd District Supervisor

Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray today announced her bid to represent the residents of the Third District on the Orange County Board of Supervisors with a commitment to safe communities, a strong economy and smart government. Murray, who has served on the Anaheim City Council since 2010, is seeking to succeed outgoing Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who has represented the Third ...

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Operation Home S.A.F.E: Report – Community Triage Day Set For December 19th

At last night’s Anaheim City Council, Kristine Ridge, Assistant City Manager, gave the second performance report for Operation Home S.A.F.E., which provided an action plan to address the city’s growing homeless epidemic. Every performance metric is being met and exceeded to implement Operation Home S.A.F.E. and restore the health and public safety of those living in or near homeless encampments ...

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Radical Homeless Advocates Try To Silence Kris Murray With Bogus Allegations

If you thought Anaheim City Council politics couldn’t become even more dysfunctional, District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno has proven them wrong. Jeanine Robbins and Wes Jones are part of a cadre of progressive political activists whose lives seem to revolve around using public comments at Anaheim council meetings to flog their cause-du-jour and denigrate those with whom they disagree. ...

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Anaheim, County Ramping Up To Remove Santa Ana River Homeless Encampments

As frustrated residents and businesses alike reach their wits end regarding the illegal Santa Ana River Trail homeless encampment, the Anaheim City Council and Orange County Board of Supervisors each took action on Tuesday to begin law enforcement operations on the Santa Ana River Trail with the goal – in combination with an emergency ramp-up of outreach services – of ...

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Operation Home S.A.F.E Approved: Reclaiming The Santa Ana River Trail and Our Neighborhoods

At last night’s Anaheim City Council Meeting, Operation Home S.A.F.E. passed unanimously, declaring a citywide state of emergency and putting in motion an action plan to work with the County of Orange, neighboring cities, and non-profit partners to address the public health conditions and unlawful activity resulting from escalating homeless encampments. I am grateful to the Mayor and my council colleagues who were united in support of ...

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Lucille Kring on SART Homeless Camp: “Commitment to Close This Illegal Encampment Even Stronger”

Anaheim Councilwoman Lucille Kring toured the illegal homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River Trail on August 31 and posted about her visit on Facebook. Among the camp inhabitants she met was this gentleman – an ex-felon who had been released from Missouri state prison and is now living in the lawless squatters camp that sprawls for six-plus miles along ...

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Santa Ana River Trail Belongs To The Taxpayers

[This was originally published in the OC Register on September 3, 2017] By Carolyn Cavecche Every few years a public policy issue grows so immense and overarching that it becomes the issue that a leader is judged by. For local elected officials it is usually something that so impacts their constituents, it taints everything they do in office. The taking ...

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Moreno Porta-Potties Proposal Dies; Murray Unveils State of Emergency Plan To End Homeless Encampments

The Anaheim City Council shelved District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s proposal to allow homeless advocates to install porta-potties in the Santa Ana River Trail homeless camp in District 5, while Councilwoman Kris Murray outlined an ambitious plan to declare a citywide state of emergency and tackle the explosion of homeless camps through a combination of assistance and enforcement she ...

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