Tag Archive for Carlos Bustamante

Bustamante Comes Clean

I think the last time Carlos Bustamante talked with a blogger was when he dropped his now infamous “water-bra” joke on Red County’s Matt Cunningham and former LATimes reporter Christian Berthelsen in the Hall of Administration. Well Carlos had something to say the other day so I joined other local bloggers for a brief meeting…

Pedroza and Mill, simply malicious opportunists

I know that sometimes it is better to ignore the crazy B.S. that comes out of Art Pedroza (failed City Council Candidate) and Sean Mill (Santa Ana Planning Commissioner) over on the OrangeJuiceBlog but Sometimes it isn’t. I have been trying, now unsuccessfully, to ignore their antics for the last week since Mill reposted a photo of Aloha holding up…

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…