Amin David

City To Pay $1.22 Million for ACLU/Moreno Plaintiffs Legal Tab As Part of Council Districts Settlement

Part of the settlement reached in January between the City of Anaheim and the ACLU (representing ACSD Trustee Jose Moreno and two other plaintiffs), the city agreed to pay ACLU’s legal fees in an amount negotiated between the two parties. Tuesday night, the Anaheim City Council approved paying the negotiated amount $1.22 million. You can read the staff report here; ...

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Anaheim Council Expected To Settling ACLU’s Single-Member Council Districts Lawsuit

What’s been buzzing around Anaheim for a few weeks is bleeding into the media (OC Register and VOC): during tonight’s closed session, the Anaheim City Council is expected to settle the ACLU’s lawsuit (for which the lead plaintiff is Anaheim City School District Trustee Jose F. Moreno) to replace the city’s at-large council elections with a system of single-member council ...

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A Million Acts of Unkindness

That’s the vibe that emanates from much of the audience nowadays at Anaheim City Council meetings. The cadre of agitators who have designated themselves as the collective vox populi of Anaheim have a very unkind manner when it comes to anyone who disagrees with them. The most egregious recent display was William Fitzgerald vomiting out an anti-Semitic, homophobic rant at ...

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What Is OCCORD? Part 1

I’ve attended most of the Citizens Advisory Committee meetings, and as I’ve noted in previous posts, it was clear from early on that a left-wing coalition was forming to push the CAC toward recommending a switch to electing the Anaheim City Council from single-member districts; that is, Anaheim residents would only have a vote within their council district, and have no voice ...

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ACLU Plaintiffs Concerned About Their Lawsuit’s Cost To Anaheim? LOL

During public comments at Tuesday night’s Anaheim City Council meeting, former Los Amigos President Amin David asked how much the city had spent defending itself against the ACLU lawsuit seeking to force a switch to a district-based system of council elections. He neglected to mention he is one of the plaintiffs in that lawsuit. The answer to Amin David’s question ...

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