Voice of OC Editor Norberto Santana spoke to KOCE’s Real Orange newscast late this afternoon on Jason Young’s Save Anaheim Blog’s beef with the OC Register’s suddenly changed paid advertisement policy:
Anaheim Developer Billy O’Connell Credit: SaveAnaheim Blog
As happens too often, it took a day for a Register print editorial to come up on its website — and this one makes a pile of sense: A backroom sweetheart deal. That this was their lead Sunday editorial also adds to its importance.
Their editorial folks have come to a completely sensible conclusion re. what’s become known as the “Anaheim Giveaway” — a $158 million THEFT of bed tax to a hotel developer — was inappropriate and should be voted on by city taxpayers:
It’s only been around for a couple of months, but this feisty blog (which originally started as “No Jordan Brandman” to target the idiot running for Anaheim’s City Council) has gained a loyal following with a great mix of outrage, public-records requests, leaked photos and a righteous war against corporatists who want to reduce the city into the ultimate example of the 1 percent vs. the 99. Continue reading→