My weekend story will be about the campaign donation totals in Rosemead. Some of the commentors have asked where the money is coming from. I will develop a spreadsheet later in the day, but here are some of the numbers that pop:
Friends of John Nunez: $31,684
–Garvey School School Board member Bob Bruesch is listed as Nunez’s treasurer on the campaign statement documents.
-Architect firm JWDA, which has done several buildings in Rosemead, donated $1,000.
–Valley Hotel, 8711 Balley Blvd., gave $2,500
-420 Boyd Street LLC, out of Los Angeles, gave $2,500
–Friends of John Tran donated $6,000
Committee to Re-Elect Margaret Clark: $1,969
–Her largest donation came from Henri Pellissier, a retired Whittier resident, gave $1,000.
-Mike Lewis of Lewis and Company gave $244 worth of “publication supplies.” Lewis worked as a consultant to help get support for the Wal-Mart Supercenter.
Polly Low for Rosemead: $37,407
–H Hai Tran, an Arcadia resident who is the director of Saigon National Bank, gave $3,000.
–420 Boyd Street, LLC, of Los Angeles, gave $3,000
–Si Ming Lau, a Pasadena resident who is self employed for Si Lau CPA Associates, gave $3,000.
–Paul Chauderson, a Rosemead resident who is self employed at Classic Tees, gave $3,000
–Stephen Lam, a former Monterey Park planning commissioner who resigned because of questions about his residency in the city, gave $1,000.
–Valley Hotel gave $2,000.
–JWDA, the architectual company, gave $1,000.
–Yan Huang, a Rowland Heights resident who is self employed for Huang Tax Service, gave $3,000.
-She also paid back a $5,000 loan from Friends of John Tran.
Friends of John Tran: $100,218
–Tran may have raised 100 grand, but this period he also spent $58,913, including a $11,500 fundraising event in 888 Seafood Restaurant and a $7,500 donation to Foothill Unity Center for “children in need.”
– Pan Construction, at 1234 San Gabriel Blvd in Rosemead, gave $3,000
–Hotels Southern California in Arcadia gave $5,000.
–Eastern Investment Group out of Rosemead gave $3,000.
–Valley Hotel gave $3,000.
–CB Home, at 1732 S. Wesetern Ave. in Los Angeles, gave $3,000.
–TT Investment from Los Angeles (no address is given) gave $4,000.
–420 Boyd Street LLC, from 420 Boyd Street Los Angeles, gave $6,000.
–JWDA gave $1,000.
–Hieu Tai Tran gave $3,000.
–Connie Lam, the owner of Classic Tees, gave $5,000.
–Mike Truong, owner of Kingfish Trading Inc, gave $3,000.
–Dana Denh Voong, a real estate broker out of Arcadia, gave $3,000.
–Polly Low for Rosemead gave Tran $5,000.
Rosemead Partners Political Action Committee: $1,349
-Largest contribution came from Councilman Gary Taylor, who gave $500
–Lewis and Company gave $150.