The legacy of the late Latino activist will live on through the community having a greater voice at city halls in Anaheim and across Orange County. And it will live on through the struggle to end discrimination in the in the workplace, in housing and in our schools.
In Wednesday’s wee hours, Anaheim City Council members approved a 45-year deal that would reimburse Disneyland for any entertainment tax levied on the mega-resort in exchange for promises of up to $1.5 billion in investments to its theme parks.
Jose Moreno, president of Los Amigos Orange County and advocate for the city’s underserved neighborhoods, claims a Register reporter lied to him and kept his views on a pending Disneyland ticket tax proposal out of the newspaper’s coverage.
After years of gains, recent police shootings have pushed the level of distrust between the police department and Latinos back to where it was a decade ago, when the department kept dossiers on Latino leaders.