Tag Archive for Carlos Bustamante

Art Pedroza’s Lowest Blows

Santa Ana Ward 3 council candidate Art Pedroza is perhaps best known for his Orange Juice blog, and while I’m loathe to send him any traffic, this post should tell Santa Ana voters all they need to know of the charatcer of a man seeking to represent them in higher office. In short, he’s not…

Art Pedroza Breaks Promise on Accepting Donations from Developers

“We need to put the people first, not the bureaucrats, special interests and developers.” from the candidate’s statement prepared by Art Pedroza, City Council candidate in Santa Ana’s Ward 3. Matt Cunningham has a detailed post over at RedCounty.com about the three candidates for Santa Ana Ward 3 city council and provided PDF links to the…

Mauk Speaks on Busty’s Comment

Author’s Note: For the record, the opinions and statements expressed in this post, and others I have written in the past, reflect my personal opinions and not those of any organizations or individuals with whom I may be presently or formerly affiliated. FINALLY! OC Register investigative reporter Norberto Santana followed up with Orange County CEO Tom Mauk on…

Pedroza Pulls Papers for Ward 3 in Santa Ana

We received this press release this morning.  At the risk of being accused of regurgitation press releases by an Orange Juice Blogger, here you go. SANTA ANA – Art Pedroza, the editor of Orange County’s first political blog, pulled campaign papers today to challenge incumbent Carlos Bustamante for the Santa Ana City Council seat in…

Bustamante: Still Lying, Still Denying

Santa Ana City Councilmember and Director of Administration for OC Public Works Carlos “Busty” Bustamante resigned from two state commission appointments in the wake of his comments last month regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as Orange County Sheriff. “Busty” had stated to Red County Blogger (Jubal) Matt Cunningham and LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen; “I…

Uncle Tom’s Woodshed?

Ever since I found out about Carlos “Busty” Bustmante’s sexist comment regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchns as Orange County Sheriff I’ve been waiting for “Busty” to be taken to the woodshed for his conduct. I have been calling for the County of Orange Executive Office to do something other than slap “Busty” with an…