Tag Archive for Little Saigon

Santa Ana: Desperate to be Number One

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I just about fell out of my chair the other day when I received an announcement from the City of Santa Ana that they plan to hold a ceremony and dedication to recognize that they are the home of the Birthplace of the Vietnamese community in Orange County.

What Made Michele Martinez Team Up with Van Tran?

Santa Ana City Council member and AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez made waves this weekend with a taped TV appearance on a Little Saigon TV program hosted by staunch Vietnamese conservative Van Tran.  Sporting a new black dye job, Martinez, sat across the table form Van Tran opposite a fake window set of New York City(!!??!!) to…

Saigon Broadcasting Television Network Petitions the White House for Human Rights in Viet Nam

The Saigon Broadcasting Television Network and friends based in Orange County’s Little Saigon community have launched an aggressive campaign seeking at least 25,000 electronic signatures to President Barrack Obama to protest the arrest of activists as human rights violations by the Vietnamese government.  Take a moment to sign the petition below and it doesn’t matter if you’re Vietnamese  https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions#!/petition/stop-expanding-trade-vietnam-expense-human-rights/53PQRDZH SBTN’s…

Republicans Ready to Sue Over Redistricting

The new redistricting maps for Congress and the state senate and assembly appear to be cast in stone, and Republicans are not happy with the new non-Gerrymandered maps.  So unhappy in fact, the LA Times is reporting they are preparing to sue. This is a case of “be careful what you wish for,” as a…

Silencing Critics of Van Tran on Little Saigon Radio – Where have I heard that before?

Yesterday, Norberto Santana, Jr. of the Voice of Orange County wrote a story Controversy Surrounds a Now-Silent Little Saigon Radio Show that reported on a radio show on Vietnamese language radio that has gone slient because of a mysterious requirement allegedly imposed on all program producers preventing criticism of individuals or public officials. If I didn’t know better, I would think we were somewhere in communist Vietnam., or maybey just the cahmbers of the Santa Ana City Council (snark). Santana reports: