Tag Archive for Al Amezcua

Pulido Campaign to Take Control of Unauthorized Pulido Website

Sources inside the Miguel Pulido for Mayor campaign have told TheLiberalOC that the Pulido campaign is seizing control of an unauthorized website touting Pulido’s re-election campaign put up by Santa Ana blogger Art Pedroza’s OC PR  and eMedia Solutions company.  The site, www.mayorpulido2012.com, was set up by Pedroza in mid-August and TheLiberalOC was made aware…

Redistricting Hearing: A lesson in Democracy

Lan Nguyen, Tri Ta, and Tyler Diep wait to address the Citizen's Redistricting Commission, Photo: Chris Prevatt

I guess I suspected a bunch of people who had already made up their minds to be sitting on the Dias. I expected the room to be about as empty as a city Council meeting towards its end as well. To say the least, what I saw on Friday night at the Orange County Public Hearing for the California Citizens Redistricting Commission exceeded my expectations, in a good way.

Young Democrats Announce Endorsements

The Orange County Young Democrats yesterday voted to endorse local Democrats who are running for local office. At last night’s endorsement meeting in Orange, dozens of young Democrats and guests from around Orange County gathered to listen to local candidates and elected officials discuss their plans for the future in a speed dating endorsement meeting.…

Sanchez: “We Can ‘Nguyen’ This”

The Vietnamese Democratic PAC held a luncheon today featuring Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Assembly candidate Phu Nguyen.  Sanchez told the group how pleased she was at the progress made towards voter outreach and increasing Democratic registration among Vietnamese-American voters.  And in turn, how these voters have seen how effective her office has beenin responding to…

Sarmiento’s Side of the Story

I spoke with Councilman Vincent Sarmiento earlier this afternoon after receiving his cell phone number. He admitted he spent the morning trying to get a hold of mine as well, which he did. He was eager to explain his side of the story and answer the allegations made by Alex Vega. He stated that the…

Commissioner Removal Delayed

At last night’s Santa Ana City Council meeting, the Council voted to continue the issue of removing Jeff Dickman from the Historic Resources Commission for two weeks in order to request a resignation from him. Myself, Thomas Gordon and Mike Tardif spoke on the issue. I stressed that an explanation should be given and he should have been given the courtesy of being offered to resign. Apparently the Council listened for once.

If the Rumor Is True

Another blog is reporting a rumor that attorney and businessman Al Amezcua, who recently announced his candidacy to unseat Miguel Pulido as mayor of Santa Ana, has engaged the services of political consultant Parke Skelton. If the rumor turns out to be true, this is indeed good news for Amezcua, his supporters and Santa Ana.…