Quite frankly, nobody in the Anaheim community had heard of him prior to his announcement to run for Anaheim City Council.
But what I do know is that he is involved with The Giveaway 3 aka Kris Murray, Gail Eastman, and Harry Sidhu, the GardenWalk Hotel developer Bill O'Connell, and Lake Development developer Larry Lake. In addition Mayor Tait dropped his endorsement of Steve Lodge.
On August 1, 2012 Steve Lodge's 460 form appeared and it was like Christmas for us at SaveAnaheim.com This is just a sample of the info we have acquired. In the coming weeks we will release Steve Lodge's Anaheim Chamber of Commerce questionaire so everyone will know where he stands.
Below is a photo of the recipient of $158 million in tax subsidies from Gail Eastman, Kris Murray, and Harry Sidhu mister Bill O'Connell with Steve Lodge. This photo was taken at Steve Lodge's campagin kickoff event.
Here is a photo of Steve Lodge with Jordan Brandman:
Here is Giveaway 3 members Gail Eastman and Kris Murray with Steve Lodge:
And finally the puppeter behind Steve Lodge's campaign, former Mayor Curt Pringle:
Below is the list of contributions Steve Lodge received by organizations/individuals directly involved with the $158 million giveaway of City of Anaheim tax money:
Stovall's Inn aka Bill O'Connell $1000 - recipient of $158 million in tax subsidies
Anaheim Chamber of Commerce $400 - Bill O'Connell sits on the Board of Directors
Orange County Business Council $1800
Disney $1800 - future operator of GardenWalk Hotel
Lake Development $750 - recipient of another hotel tax subsidy
Todd Priest at Curt Pringle's office $250 - Bill O'Connell was represented by Pringle and Assoc.