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Moreno’s Campaign Finance Proposal: Unwieldy, Unworkable and Unconstitutional

This evening, the Anaheim City Council will consider Councilman Jose F. Moreno’s idea of campaign finance “reform.” This is virtually the same proposal that the city council rejected in November 2019. The FBI corruption probe into Harry Sidhu that led to his resignation as mayor has sewn confusion and chaos, which Moreno is now exploiting by resurrecting this so-called reform ...

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Former OC Union Exec Fired For Sexual Harassment Hired By CSU Long Beach’s Chicano Studies Department

Julio Perez, who was fired in 2018 as chief executive of the Orange County Labor Federation amidst sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, has been hired by the Chicano Studies Department of Cal State Long Beach as a part-time lecturer – generating a backlash from a large number of OC Democrat elected officials who have called upon CSULB to rescind ...

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Termed-Out Councilman Jose Moreno Mulling Left-Wing Primary Challenge to Either Rep. Correa or Assemblyman Daly

Termed-out Councilman Jose F. Moreno, a left-wing Democrat, is considering mounting a primary challenge against either Representative Lou Correa or Assemblyman Tom Daly – both of whom are traditional liberals. Appearing on September 20 on “Itz Happenin,” an online political discussion program for local progressives, Moreno was asked about any political plans in 2022 (the District 3 councilman is termed ...

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Moreno Demands City Issue Statement That Is Anti-Free Speech

As we reported earlier, Councilman Jose F. Moreno was the primary mover behind the successful anti-free speech effort to force a controversial conservative political rally out of Anaheim. In an e-mail this Saturday weekend to Mayor Harry Sidhu, City Manager Jim Vanderpool and Planning Director Ted White, Moreno demanded that “at minimum,” the city must also issue a “strong and ...

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Anaheim City Council Mothballs Premium Pay Ordinance

The Anaheim City Council voted on Tuesday to effectively kill a proposal to impose a $3 an hour premium pay mandate on targeted grocery stores and retailers – a proposal originated by Councilman Jose F. Moreno at the behest of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union. The UFCW has been a major donor to Councilman Moreno’s campaigns, making ...

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Declining Case Rates, Businesses’ Hiring Scramble Argue Against “Premium Pay” Ordinance

Thanks to a continued decline in its COVID-19 case rate, Orange County will lilely enter the least restrictive Yellow Tier next week. This will allow Orange County businesses their widest operating latitude to date. Theme parks such as the Disneyland Resort will be able to increase their capacity to 35% from 25%. Guests must still be either Californians or fully ...

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City Council Removes Commissioner Over “China Virus” Comments

At it’s April 27 meeting, the Anaheim City Council voted unanimously to remove Larry Larsen from the Sister City Commission. The removal stemmed from comments Larsen made at the commission’s February and March meetings in opposition to pursuing sister city status with Pudong, China.  Larsen blasted the proposal, pointing to the economic havoc wreaked on Anaheim by what he termed ...

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Moreno-Appointee Blasts Proposed Sister City With Pudong, Blames “China Virus” For Devastating Anaheim

You wouldn’t expect Anaheim’s Sister City Commission to be the occasion for charged political debate, but during the body’s February and March meetings, Commissioner Larry Larsen has taken a rhetorical blowtorch to cementing a sister city relationship between Anaheim and the Chinese city of Pudong. Pudong is basically a borough of Shanghai and home to the Shanghai Disney Resort. The ...

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