Tag Archives: District 6

Hari Lal Pays $146,377 Delinquent Property Tax Bill In Wake Of Media Scrutiny

On September 18, I broke the story that Hari Lal, running for Anaheim City Council from District 6, hadn’t paid his property taxes the beginning of 2019 and owed $146,377.93 in delinquent property taxes. This is public information, and accessible to any member of the public on the OC Treasurer-Tax Collector’s website. The article also included Lal’s convoluted explanations, which ...

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District 6 Candidate Hari Lal Falsely Claims Endorsements From Key Elected Officials

Hari Lal, an attorney running for Anaheim City Council from District 6, has falsely claimed endorsements from Assemblyman Tom Daly and Anaheim Councilman Avelino Valencia. He also submitted a “if I don’t hear from you, I’ll assume you said yes” endorsement request to a current member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Taken together, they call into question the ...

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District 6 Council Candidate Hari Lal Owes $146,337 In Delinquent Property Taxes, According To OC Tax Collector

[Editor’s Note: this article was originally published the evening of September 13, but has since been updated with additional information. I sent several e-mails to Mr. Lal yesterday asking for additional information and clarification regarding his delinquent property taxes and his explanation for it. Mr. Lal has not responded.] In a September 8 post on his campaign Facebook page, District ...

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District 6: Judge Orders Patty Gaby To Remove Illegal Ballot Title

Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert Moss has ordered “City of Anaheim Commissioner” to be removed as Council District 6 candidate Patty Gaby’s ballot designation and candidate statement. Judge Moss ruled Gaby’s use of that title violated California election law. Her ballot title will be simply “Teacher” rather than “Teacher/City of Anaheim Commissioner.” The judge also ordered that Gaby’s candidate ...

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FACT CHECK: Patty Gaby Wrongly Claims Disney Hotel Deal Cancellation Puts $267 Million Into City Treasury

At the Anaheim Republican Assembly’s candidate forum this Wednesday, District 6 candidate Patty Gaby demonstrated astonishing ignorance of an issue that has been at the heart of Anaheim city politics for years: using TOT tax rebates to attract 4-Diamond hotel projects to Anaheim. Earlier in the day, news hit the media regarding Disney’s request to cancel 1) the 30-year gate ...

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Patty Gaby Fundraising Shows Reliance On Tait Support

The semi-annual campaign fundraising report filed by Patty Gaby, the District 6 candidate recruited by Mayor Tom Tait, shows a heavy reliance on the financial support from the mayor and his allies. Between January 1 and June 30, 2018, the novice candidate reported raising $17,459 – approximately half of which came from members of the Tait family and Tait ally ...

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District 6: Sergio Gonzalez Ends His Council Campaign

Sergio Gonzalez, a conservative Republican and retired firefighters from Anaheim Hills, is ending his campaign for Council District 6. He made the announcement yesterday on his Facebook page: It is finished The Bible tells us, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” (Ecc 3:1 NIV) Almost nine months ago, some of our ...

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District 6: Mayor Tait Finds His Candidate – Patty Gaby

For months there has been speculation on who would be Mayor Tom Tait’s candidate in Anaheim Hills-based District 6. The question was answered last month when Anaheim Hills resident and close Tait family friend Patty Gaby filed candidate papers. Gaby served for several years as a member of the Anaheim Golf Commission, was a member of the Anaheim Golf Commission ...

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