Tag Archive for Miguel Pulido

The Official City of Santa Ana Statement on Chivas USA

  Interim city manager Paul Walters issued a statement today that seeks to resolve some of the speculation of the city’s efforts to woo Chivas USA to Santa Ana.  The statement is: “The City of Santa Ana has had very preliminary and informal discussions with Chivas USA, a Major League Soccer team currently playing at…

Miguel Pulido: What Brown Act?!

Miguel Pulido

At this point I’ve all but given up on Miguel Pulido and the Santa Ana City Council ever figuring out how to comply with California’s open meetings law, the Brown Act. No matter how many times I bring it up, no matter how many emails and inquiries sent, Miguel, and his City Attorney’s just don’t get it.

Miguel Pulido’s Friend/Employer With Benefits?

Shopping carts at a Santa Ana market. (Photo by: Adam Elmahrek)

Sometimes it’s “Good to know the King.” And as Adam Elmahrek explains in his Voice of OC article today, the King delivers for his friends, especially those who employ him. In September of 2006, Santa Ana City Council passed one of Orange County’s strictest ordinances having to do with the containment of shopping carts. The…

Pulido Pays Big Success Fee To Pedroza. What For?

Miguel Pulido - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

The campaign finance filing for Mayor Pulido indicates that his campaign consultant Dennis DeSnoo paid Art Pedroza $5,150 for “web services.” Apparently Pulido had no problem paying Pedroza for positive blog coverage leading up to the election so long as that information was not disclosed until after Election Day. Art Pedroza, of course, appears to have had no problem failing to disclose that he was being paid by Pulido for his commentary.