Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez is now a candidate for the Rancho Santiago Community College District Board. In her candidate’s statement of qualifications, which is light on an actual record of achievement in education other than being an student, she lists the endorsement of Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido and Santa Ana City…
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There’s an old expression that if you want a friend in politics, buy a dog. And the current election cycle is pitting old friends against each other when it comes to support and endorsements. Case in point: Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido is a longtime friend of Rancho Santiago Community College trustee Mark McLoughlin. With…
Tonight, the Santa Ana City Council is taking its show on the road. That in itself isn’t unusual if you count their monthly trot from City Hall to the west side of the Santa Ana Civic Center for their “Study Session” meeting. This meeting however will be an actual road show. It will be held at the Heritage Museum of Orange County; 3101 Harvard St., Santa Ana.
Yesterday was a good day for the voters of Santa Ana. Superior Court Judge Charles Margines ruled against Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem/Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez and her front-man and Max Madrid in their attempt to subvert the will of the voters and allow her to seek two more terms on the Santa Ana City Council.
Santa Ana Council member Carlos Bustamante and Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez are expected to appear in separate Superior Court rooms today. Councilman Carlos Bustamante faces the continuation of his arraignment on sexual assault and false imprisonment charges in criminal court. Alvarez is joining the the suit by city commissioner Max Madrid to require the Santa Ana City Clerk to provide Alvarez with nomination paperwork to seek another term on the City Council.
Alleging conspiracies not in existence, is a prime example of why unhinged elected officials should never be given the opportunity to speak at the end of a long meeting, especially on camera. In addition to the theater of it all, should an elected official choose to rant about stuff, they should at least not make allegations that are easily proven false.