I noticed this morning when I reviewed the agenda for the Santa Ana City Council meeting on April 15th that my friend Phil Bacerra has been nominated by Councilman David Benavides to fill the vacancy in his appointed representative on the Planning Commission.
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On Monday, Santa Ana Councilman David Benavides requested that the City Attorney review the current requirements for event permit applicants using public spaces to ensure that there is a requirement that event organizers not discriminate on the basis of any protected status.
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On Sunday morning thousands of people celebrated the Lunar New Year by witnessing the procession of politicians, community leaders, organizations, and businesses participating in the 2013 Tet Parade. There were some notable elected officials absent from the parade this year, many specifically because of the decision to exclude the LGBT group…
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The Santa Ana City Council may fire City Manager at tonight’s meeting, undeterred by a poor campaign to save Walter’s job. An online petition to save Walters job has garnered fewer than 50 signatures 40 hours after launching when the organizers sought 1,000 signatures.
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Santa Ana Council member Sal Tinajero is the city’s new Mayor Pro Tem by a unanimous vote of the City Council at last night’s meeting. This is the result of a deal hammered out last summer after both Tinajero and…
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Mayor Miguel Pulido won a decisive victory over his opponents in Tuesday’s election but will take the oath of office next month considerably weakened. He was elected with less than 50 percent of the vote, he’s lost his closest allies…
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While preliminary results show that 52.6% of Santa Ana voters preferred someone other than Miguel Pulido to be their mayor, they again couldn’t rally behind a single candidate to push Miguel Pulido out of the saddle and away from the reigns of city power.