Dan Chmielewski

Two Quick Notes

The Register’s links to election results was delivering a 404 Error message as of 10 PM PST.  And as of 10PM PST, this was the result of the Ward 3 Santa Ana City Council race: Carlos Busamante, 6280 votes Steve Rocco, 2,620 votes Art Pedroza, 2,377 votes Ana Valencia-Verdin, 1,874 votes Yep, Steve Rocco was…

All The GOP Has Left to Sell is Fear

    I voted mid-morning today, letting the morning rush go by but beating the lunch rush.  I stiull had to wait 30 minutes to stroll through the polling place at Northwood High.  On the way there, I tuned in Rush Limbaugh and one the way out, Laura Ingraham.  There’s high comedy in their shows…

Why is Steven Choi Using a Pro-Airport Political Consultant?

Why is Steven Choi, a pro-Great Park advocate (or so he says), paying a PRO-Airport political consultant $3,000 for his re-election bid? Consultant Frank Caterinicchio was paid $3K by Choi.  Frank worked for PRO-airport advocates in 1994 and 1996.  Since Choi and Shea wrote an op-ed for the Register promoting the grand jury report that the…

Tainted Contributions to Shea & Choi’s Campaign?

On Friday, we posted a link to a story by OC Weekly’s Matt Coker on how a contributor to the No on R campaign that’s backed by Christina Shea, Steven Choi and Pat Rodgers was involved in a fraud campaign.  Enterprise Co. of Santa Ana gave $4,000 to the No on R effort.  Coker’s story…

Obama’s Grandmother Dies

See the details here.  Seantor Obama and his sister, Soetoro-Ng, asked that donations be made for the search for a cure for cancer in lieu of flowers. A small private ceremony will be held “at a later date.”