There has been some debate regarding the ethics of Claudia Alvarez’s deciding vote last week that determined she received nothing but an unspecified rebuke of her anti-Semitic comments. Both the OC Register and Voice of OC have published articles that suggest that because there was no financial interest at stake in her vote, there was no ethical conflict. I take issue with that conclusion.
by Chris Prevatt • • 7 Comments
If you have been hiding under a rock, on vacation, or otherwise indisposed you may not have heard about Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez’s anti-Semitic rant while chairing a council discussion of the PBID that funds Downtown Inc, in the heart of downtown Santa Ana.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 5 Comments
The Santa Ana City Council meeting agenda for next week is out and on page 13, you’ll find an interesting item on the agenda relating to last week’s caustic council meeting — action on a possible violation of the city’s…
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
In a late Friday afternoon press release the city issued the following statement regarding Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez’s comments made about the Chase family. They could not state her name.
by Chris Prevatt • • 13 Comments
That was the response Tom Lutz received from Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s Secretary while trying to schedule a meeting between Lutz, Councilman Carlos Bustamante, and the Mayor to discuss concerns raised by the community group Santa Ana Save Our Stadium.
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Here are some of today’s headlines that we’re following. Trying to Fix a $48 million Oops and Santa Ana Streetcar Contractor Hired Manager With Bribery Record
Recent revelations suggest that Santa Ana Mayor Pulido’s campaign may have paid Art Pedroza to run an IE attack website against Al Amezcua in the 2010 election. Such activity is illegal under California Law.