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District 3: Lifelong Resident Natalie Rubalcava Leading AUSHD Trustee Al Jabbar For Council Seat

Natalie Rubalcava, a lifelong resident of District 3 and chief operating officer of the Orange County Business Council, is leading Anaheim Union High School District Trustee Al Jabbar in the race to represent the open District 3 seat on the Anaheim City Council. Rubalcava, a centrist Democrat, was leading Jabbar by 582 votes when the first returns were reported around ...

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Jabbar Saved Campaign Donor Planned Parenthood From Losing Contract With AUSHD

It’s Election Day in Anaheim and across the nation. The contest in Anaheim’s District 3 is between two candidates: Natalie Rubalcava and Al Jabbar. Although both are Democrats, they represent radically different strains of that party. Rubalcava comes from the moderate tradition that understands businesses and entrepreneurs are the geneses of economic growth and opportunity while supporting a vigorous labor ...

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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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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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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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Radical Teacher Credits “Ethnic Studies Pedagogy” For No Fs/No Homework Pandemic Grading Policy

Ethnic Studies “pedagogy” was at the root of the Santa Ana Unified School District’s decision last year to basically ditch academic rigor and expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an Ethnic Studies teacher who works at SAUSD. During an interview earlier this year on Radio Santana, an online radio program that comes from a radical Left perspective (one of ...

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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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Why Do Al Jabbar and Co. Insist On Keeping AUHSD Schools Closed?

Next week, Anaheim Elementary School District students will return to school for limited in-person instruction.  However, their older siblings in Anaheim Union High School District schools will still be stuck at home, trying to learn from a computer screen, for the rest of the school year. Why?  The AUHSD is an outlier among public schools, most of which – guided ...

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AUHSD Trustee Al Jabbar On COVID School Closures: “Our Kids Are Not Losing Learning”

It’s a given that the prolonged school closures stemming from responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted students in myriad ways – including loss of learning. That loss is more severe in school districts that continue to keep their schools shuttered and students receiving instruction online. Common sense and experience tell us kids learn better in the classroom than ...

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