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.”

Rejecting the Negative TeamIrvine Campaign

This came in  to my email box yesterday and I’m sharing here:   Mayor Krom wanted to share this with you. There is an important local election coming up. The outcome will not only decide who will lead our City, but what kind of campaign people in this City respond to. Kang, Krom, Agran and…