So time to conclude some of my elections picks for this year. I will begin with a some other races and go into Santa Ana, which has been quite contentious this go round, with our esteemed blog being right in the middle of the action.
Â It’s Halloween, so for our annual Trick or Treat, we present our picks for the scariest bloggers in the OC blogsphere with tongue firmly planted in cheek.Â Let us know if there’s anyone we missed. Bloggers 10.Â Claudio Gallegos, The LiberalOC — from disrupting the NUFF forum to insisting that if he saw Miguel…
At long last, the anti-immigrant mailers and letters of Miguel Pulido are revealed. A reading from the Letter of Miguel Pulido to Barbara Coe.
These developers want to continue to have a carte blanche with money that should be used for our streets, parks and public safety, not to enrich a bunch of South Orange County developers and trash barons. They know if Amezcua is elected, he will turn this city back over to the residents and they cannot have that. Spread the word and know these hit pieces are untrue and nothing more than a move of desperation by developers who want to screw the residents of Santa Ana.
In addition to the $21,990.87 in compensation and reimbursements that I previously reported Pulido had received from AQMD in 2009, Mayor Pulidoâ€™s CalCard charges paid by the AQMD for calendar year 2009 were $1,782.32. His CalCard is only used for fuel purchases..
Senate Local Government Committee members, at the request of Senator Lou Correa (Orange County), will convene a special hearing to pursue issues regarding transparency & accountability in local government and the challenges presented by the revelation in the City of Bell and elsewhere.
My phone rang several times over the weekend when residents of Santa Ana called to report that fire trucks were driving around the city with signs promoting the campaigns of Mayor Miguel Pulido, Councilman Sal Tinajero, and Assemblyman Jose Solorio. The callers were upset that while the fire truck has no decals to identify the fire agency and appears to be decommissioned and no longer in service; the intent is clear to those neighbors just getting a quick look that on duty Santa Ana firefighters and a working fire unit is driving their neighborhoods in support of three local candidates for public office.