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Forbes Most Overpriced City: Santa Ana Makes the List

A month and a half ago city officials in Santa Ana were crowing from the 8th floor of City hall about their fabulous ranking by Forbes as one of the most safest cities in the nation. On Friday, Forbes released another ranking which names Santa Ana. I’ve been digging through emails trying to find a press release from the city and I just can’t seem to find one.

Pay for Santa Ana Executives just behind City of Bell

According to pay data collected by State Controller John Chiang, in 2010 former Santa Ana City Attorney Joseph Fletcher was the second highest paid city employee behind former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo. Fletcher retired at the end of 2010 with a golden parachutte of $142,080 in addition to his $285,000 salary.

Santa Ana Set to Approve New Ward Boundaries Tuesday

Revised Council Ward boundaries are set for approval at Tuesday’s Santa Ana City Council meeting. Ward boundaries have not been changed since 1992 and are required due to population shifts since then. The significance of the Ward boundaries is limited to the residency of candidates to represent specific wards. Election of Council members is conducted city wide.

Santa Ana Breaks Ground On Station District Project

On Tuesday the City of Santa Ana Redevelopment Agency and Related California, a real estate developer specializing in affordable and market rate multifamily and mixed-use residential properties, conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for 74 units of apartment homes for low income families in the Lacy Neighborhood of the Santa Ana Station District.

Claudia’s 4th Term Questions Cost Santa Ana $8,444.73

Claudia Alvarez

Santa Ana spent $8,444.73 on an outside legal opinion on whether Councilwoman Alvarez could run for an additional Council term due to approval of Meadure D in 2007. But even with the invoice it seems that City Attorney Joe Straka has something he wants to hide, in addition to the conclusions of the report.

Carlos Bustamante Lands In The News, Again

eBossWatch has published the third annual list of Americas Worst Bosses. Carlos Bustamante was named as one of the 100 worst bosses in America. To date, the 2011 America’s Worst Bosses have cost their employers over $145 million in monetary damages and lawsuit settlement payments.