The Voice of OC reports that yesterday, the Orange County Grand Jury released a report calling for that appointment of a blue-ribbon commission by the Board of Supervisors to explore ways to address the historical ethical lapses of public officials
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.
The city of Santa Ana City Council leadership, their City Manager, and their City Attorney on Monday released a response to the Orange County Grand Jury report that was critical of the process the city used to award the contract to build a street car system in Santa Ana. While the report found no criminal wrong doing,…
At yesterday’s Orange County budget hearings 2nd District Supervisor John Moorlach just couldn’t seem to get away from his blaming of public employee pensions, particularly the 3% at 50 pension benefit for public safety members, for the budget woes of the county. While this is the same old tune from Mr. Chicken Little, the fact that he has no problem making facts up as he goes along trying to demonstrate his point is the very definition of hubris.
The Orange County Grand Jury issues a report regarding the sweetheart contract given to Cordoba Corporation, despite being the lowest rated bidder by city staff. You can read about it HERE. I wish I could say I am shocked, but I am not, this is the culture of the City Council of Santa Ana. I know people say “pay to play” goes on all the time in politics, but Santa Ana’s elected officials at the city and school board levels have repeatedly shown it does not take much to play if you are a connected yet flawed company.