Tag Archive for Carlos Bustamante

Will Paco Barragan Run for Santa Ana City Council?

Much has been made of Francisco “Paco” Barragan’s “spoiler” role in the AD-69 race.  Some claimed his presence would steal Santa Ana Latino votes from Santa Ana councilwoman Michele Martinez.  Others said he’d draw support from labor activist Julio Perez.  In the end, Barragan’s vote total didn’t significantly impact either of the other Democrats in…

Cafe Blu To Close; Carlos Bustamante is Only Customer

Cafe Blu, the Democratic-themed Vietnamese coffee shop that opened in Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s old Harbor Blvd headquarters has closed due to poor sales.  The coffee bar, which served strong coffee and smoothies, could not compete with the nearby Cafe Lu.  Santa Ana councilman Carlos Bustamante, a Republican, was the coffee bar’s biggest customer. The cafe…

On Our Radar for March 9, 2012

Here are some stories in the news today that we’re following. OC Supervisors to hold Emergency Meeting over handling of Bustamante Sexual Harassment allegations, Quirk-Silva to Run for Assembly, OCERS and Stanford argue over pension cost analysis