Al Jabbar

Union Interests Pour Another $150,000 Into Electing Aitken, Jabbar and Leon To Council

Anaheim Resort union interests have dumped another $150,000 into their independent expenditure campaigns supporting Ashleigh Aitken for mayor and Al Jabbar and Carlos Leon for city council.  All three candidates are Democrats. The $150,000 came from UNITE-HERE Local 11, a militantly progressive union that primarily represents hotel workers. $100,000 went into an IE committee supporting Aitken and Leon, and the ...

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Resort Unions Pump $125,000 Into Electing Allies To Anaheim City Council

Resort unions are ratcheting up their effort to elect their political allies to the Anaheim City Council, pouring at least $125,000 into independent expenditure committees. On September 22, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 324 contributed $125,000 to an IE committee called “Helping Working Families Get Ahead in Support of Aitken for Mayor and Leon for Council 2022, Sponsored ...

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Where Do Anaheim Candidates Stand On Hotel Worker Union’s $25 Minimum Wage Initiative?

UNITE-HERE Local 11, the militant hospitality workers union, is circulating an initiative to impose a series of costly labor rules – including a $25 an hour minimum wage – on Anaheim hotels and event venues. Buried in the initiative is language exempting hotels and event centers from these mandates if they agree to unionize. Obviously, the numerous Garden Grove hotels ...

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Resort Unions Open Campaign To Elect Aitken, Jabbar and Leon

A coalition of Resort unions, led by a militantly left-wing hotel workers union focused on imposing a $25 minimum wage on Anaheim hotels and event venues, has launched an independent expenditure (IE) campaign to elect Anaheim mayoral candidate Ashleigh Aitken and council candidates Carlos Leon (District 2) and Al Jabbar (District 2). All three Democrats are part of a candidate ...

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Anaheim’s Council Election Draws Fewest Candidates In More Than 20 Years

One of the claims made by proponents of district elections used to make is they would spur greater political competition and encourage more residents to run for council. So far, there are barely enough candidates in each of Anaheim’s council districts to hold an election. In Districts 2 and 3, only two candidates qualified in each district. The filing deadline ...

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AUHSD Cancels Woke Anti-Racism Program, But Stonewalls On Why

The Anaheim Union High School District (AUSHD) has canceled its agreement with the Center for Racial Justice in Education (CRJE) to train teachers and staff in “anti-racism” and Critical Race Theory principles, in the wake of investigative reporting by this writer into the radical nature of the CRJE program. At the same time, the AUSHD is stonewalling further inquiries into ...

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Al Jabbar Holds Anaheim City Council Campaign Fundraiser…In Irvine

On November 7, Al Jabbar held a fundraiser for his Anaheim City Council campaign…in Irvine. Jabbar is a member of the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) Board of Education and is running for the open District 3 council seat that is currently represented by his close friend and political ally Jose F. Moreno. Generally speaking, invites to campaign fundraisers ...

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Only White People Can Be Racist, According To AUSHD “Talking About Race” Training For Teachers

Only white people can be racist, according to the Talking About Race “anti-racism” training the Anaheim Union High School District is implementing at Katella and Cypress high schools. Other claims the workshop will attempt to drill into to teachers and administrators: Minorities, by definition, can’t be racist. “White supremacy culture” is everywhere There is no such thing as reverse racism ...

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Two Serious Contenders Jump Into District 3 Council Race

Two serious candidates, representing different wings of the Democratic Party, have entered the lists in recent weeks to contend for District 3 in the 2022 election.  Left-wing Councilman Jose F. Moreno, who currently represents District 3, is termed out. Natalie Rubalcava and Al Jabbar both pulled papers in recent weeks. Rubalcava is a moderate, pro-business Democrat while Jabbar is a ...

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Al Jabbar Called Out For Moral Blindness On Terrorist Attacks Against Israel

Al Jabbar, Anaheim Union High School District Board of Education member and deputy chief of staff to 4th District Supervisor Doug Chaffee, has been posting up a storm on social media lately, lambasting Israel for defending itself from rocket attacks by Hamas, the terrorist group that run the Gaza, a self-governing Palestinian territory. Jabbar is also a close political ally ...

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