The OC Weekly is reporting that the ADL has stepped up its pressure on Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez and has called for her to resign her seat (OC Weekly gets testy when we don’t credit them for…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 14 Comments
Hat tip to Scott Moxley at OC Weekly for this post that exposes a so-racist-it-can’t-be-considered-humor email photo that makes light of President Obama’s birth certificate by showing him as the baby of apes. The email, from Marilyn Davenport, a Tea Bagger…
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano reported yesterday in his Notes from the Bananna Republic about the ongoing conflict between artists and business owners in the Santa Ana Downtown Artists Village and the City over the short lived Valet parking fiasco.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 9 Comments
Since the Major League Baseball All-Star game, this blog has taken a lot of flack for our (my) criticism of the protest at the game over the decision by Major League Baseball to play the 2011 game in Arizona.Â We’ve…
by Dan Chmielewski • • Comments Off
HT to OC Weekly, but TheÂ Hill newspaper is reporting that OC Congressman John Campbell is the subject of a House ethics probe that focuses on an amendment by Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) to the financial regulatory reform bill that passed…
by Heather Pritchard • • 1 Comment
I’ve been writing about Capistrano Unified School District and the struggles with our current Board of Trustees. The teachers went on strike Thursday even as talks began regarding the contract imposed by the CUSD Board of Trustees.
The details are important because they seem to be getting lost in translation between the media, the administration, the union and the parents. The issue is that Teachers are willing to take pay cuts, they just don’t want them to be permanent. There are other issues as well, which I’ve written about but the real issue is the board, who funded their race and the ultimate goal of a number of organizations to privatize our public education system.
by Claudio Gallegos • • 9 Comments
First Bob Dornan, then Mike Carona, now it seems R. Scott Moxley has done it again by exposing Santa Ana Mayor-For-Life Miguel Pulido and his connections to the vending truck industry in Santa Ana. Apparently the Mayor forgot to disclose lot’s of details about his connection to Abel Foods, which is the main provider to vending trucks in Santa Ana.