Tag Archive for Miguel Pulido

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.

Some Favorites from 2010

only one more photo to go until our happy ending (c) 2010 The Liberal OC

In July of 2010 TheLiberalOC was named Best Political Blog by the Orange County Press Club. We are humbled by the recognition we received and look forward to providing the best political coverage possible in the coming year.

Vigil of Discontent Scheduled for Santa Ana Council Inaugural December 14th

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido

The purpose for this gathering is to be present at the Mayor’s inauguration, and to express concern about the Mayor’s effort to make $500,000 for himself from the sale of state property. The revelation was made public last week in 2 different newspaper articles. In one article the Mayor stated he had earned the finder’s fee for simply introducing people. The Mayor will also be deposed by attorneys opposing the sale, early this week, to determine his role in the transaction.