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Santa Ana City Council Agenda Item: Action on Alvarez

Santa Ana City Council (Official Photo 2011)

The Santa Ana City Council meeting agenda for next week is out and on page 13, you’ll find an interesting item on the agenda relating to last week’s caustic council meeting — action on a possible violation of the city’s code of ethics. From the agenda: CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM Pursuant to Santa Ana Charter…

OC Human Relations Commission Seeks to Mediate Alvarez/Chase Situation; Martinez Leaves Alavrez off her Supporters List

Earlier this week, acting Santa Ana City Manager Paul Walters asked the OC Human Relations Commission to intervene in the case of anti-Semitic comments made by Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez.  Executive Director Rusty Kennedy confirms he has since spoken separately with all parties in the case as a part of his organization’s…

DPOC issues Statement on Alvarez Comments to Chase Family

DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro (c) 2009, TheLiberalOC.com

This press release was issued very early this morning from the Democratic Party of Orange County.  The comments are from Party chairman Frank Barbaro only: Democratic Party of Orange County Chairman, Frank Barbaro today issued the following statement concerning the recent remarks made by Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez. Chairman Barbaro noted that due to his being…

Time for Brotherhood Week in OC?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIlJ8ZCs4jY[/youtube] With all of the rantings and ravings of whether or not Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez’s statements were or weren’t bigoted or anti-semitic, I’m reminded of a song done by humorist Tom Lehrer years ago entitled “National Brotherhood Week.”  The You Tube is here so you can view, and even though the…