Tag Archive for Claudia Alvarez

Alvarez: No Personal Apology to Chases.

Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez made the rounds in various local media and was featured on a number of Los Angeles TV stations yesterday.  In an interview with the OC Register’s Andrew Galvin, who’s dubbed the days after Wednesday’s council meeting “The Alvarez Apology Tour,” one thing that Alvarez won’t be doing is…

New Facebook Group Calls for Alvarez to Resign

A new Facebook page as emerged and is serving as an online voice to call for the resignation of Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez,  You can view the page here and join it and like it per Facebook lingo. The nice thing about Facebook is that unlike anonymous comments left on Blogs, most…

LULAC Condemns Alvarez Comments; Demands Public Apology

We received the letter below from Santa Ana LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens, and they are demanding Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez make a public apology for her bigoted and anti-semitic comments directed at Irv and Ryan Chase. Alvarez made apologetic statements to the LA Times, the Voice of OC…

The DPOC’s Deborah Pauly Moment

When Villa Park Council member Deborah Pauly used venomous words and threats against Muslims at a Yorba Linda rally in February, the Democratic Party of Orange County issued a statement condemning the comments and even suggested that the comments went beyond rhetoric and were designed to “inflame and incite.” The DPOC also suggested that Pauly might…

Pulido Pays Big Success Fee To Pedroza. What For?

The campaign finance filing for Mayor Pulido indicates that his campaign consultant Dennis DeSnoo paid Art Pedroza $5,150 for “web services.” Apparently Pulido had no problem paying Pedroza for positive blog coverage leading up to the election so long as that information was not disclosed until after Election Day. Art Pedroza, of course, appears to have had no problem failing to disclose that he was being paid by Pulido for his commentary.

So Which Santa Ana City Council Member will Challenge Janet Nguyen for Supervisor

A tipster tells us that one member of the Santa Ana City Council is likely to challenge Janet Nguyen in 2012 for the First District supervisor’s race. With councilmember Vince Sarmiento being touted as the candidate likely to run for Rep. Jose Solorio’s Assembly seat, we’ve narrowed it down to Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez, Councilman Sal Tinajero or Councilwoman Michelle Martinez.