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An EPIC Failure or Success?

EPIC, the Early Prevention and Intervention Commission, which was an initiative to curb gang violence in Santa Ana through preventative measures, is an effort that’s been on hold for the past two years due to the city’s budget issues.  EPIC has recently come under fire as a failure by the New Santa Ana blog.  However,…

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

Claudia Alvarez - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

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.