Tag Archive for Carlos Bustamante

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,…

Pedroza to challenge Bustamante in Santa Ana Ward 3

Pedroza Joins Space Race to Challenge Bustamante After years of blogging about rising Republican rock star Santa Ana Ward 3 Councilmember CarlosËœSpace Commander” Bustamante, and failing to draft anyone to run, including former State Senator Joe Dunn; Art Pedroza has decided to put on his own tin-foil space suit, climb in his space ship and…

“Destruction of the Logan Neighborhood by Ware Continues”

When I got home last night and opened my email I found a message from Logan Neighborhood activist Joe Andrade with a subject line that read “Destruction of the Logan Neighborhood by Ware Continues”.  I immediately opened the email, which was sent to the Mayor, City Councilmembers and high level city staff as well, and…

Ethically Challenged Republican To Step Aside. Shouldn’t Bustamante?

Ethically challenged California Congressman John Doolittle announced earlier today that he will not seek re-election in November.  Doolittle, who has represented the eastern Sacramento area since 1991, has come under scrutiny for his ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.  In February of last year Doolittle was forced to give up his seat on the powerful…

Bustamante Keeps $1.5 Million Gentrification Plan Alive

Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante continues to push for the city of Santa Ana to purchase a property in the French Park neighborhood at a cost to the taxpayers of $1,500,000 in an effort to appease one of his supporters.  Bustamante, who was recently appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Fair Employment and…