Tag Archive for Carlos Bustamante

Mr. Mauk, what will you do about Carlos?

Last Tuesday, OC Public Works Director of Administration, Carlos Bustamante made what some in the Red blogosphere call a “funny and on point joke.” Christian and I were discussing the vote. At that point, Carlos walked into the building. he and I shook hands and commiserated about the vote. I told Carlos that I was…

Sexist Comments by OC Public Works Dir. of Administration

When is a joke not a joke? As we pointed out in an earlier post, Christian Berthelsen political reporter for the LA Times related in an article on Thursday comments made by Republican Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante regarding the appointment of Sandra Hutchens as the new OC Sheriff. Apparently, Bustamante walks up to…

Carlos Bustamante: Making Santa Ana Proud (??!!)

Oh, my! Take a look at what some LA paper overheard Santa Ana City Councilmember Carlos Bustamante saying in response to Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters not being chosen to become Orange County’s next Sheriff: “I kept telling the chief,” he said, referring to Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters, who narrowly lost the…

Janet “Santa Ana’s Choice”? More Like “Minuteman’s Voice”

Two days ago Republican Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante sent out a mailer on behalf of the candidacy of Supervisor Janet Nguyen and touted her as “Santa Ana’s choice” in the upcoming election.  I doubt very seriously that Janet is the “choice” of most residents that know anything about her and I doubt many more would…

Janet “Santa Ana’s Choice”???

When I got home yesterday in my mailbox I found a slick shiny mailer from the campaign of Supervisor Janet Nguyen.  The mailer was a plea from Santa Ana Councilman, and Janet’s fellow Reep, Carlos Bustamante urging Santa Ana voters to support her candidacy.  Carlos claims that Janet is “Santa Ana’s choice” despite the fact that…

Feds Raid Bowers!

  According to the Orange County Register “A federal search warrant was executed at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana this morning as part of a criminal investigation involving agents for the IRS”.  A spokesman for the IRS said that warrants were served at Bowers and other locations as part of an investigation involving the IRS,…