On Monday, the Santa Ana City Council took a step forward towards actual transparency with the approval of a proposed Sunshine Ordinance. There was unanimous council agreement on some portions of the Ordinance so the proposals consideration was split into two votes, allowing for members Pulido, Alvarez, and Bustamante to cast votes in support of a portion of the ordinance.
by Chris Prevatt • • Comments Off
Tonight is the first meeting of the Santa Ana City Council to scheduled to begin at the new time of 5:45 p.m. Once the Council wades through the nine agendized recognition’s and proclamations they will eventually get to discussion of two items which should dominate public comment for the evening.
by Claudio Gallegos • • 2 Comments
It looks like 2010 is going to be the year the residents of Santa Ana begin to rise up and speak out and demand accountability from their city leaders. I have long wondered when they would have enough, it turns out having six schools to be declared failures, a non-responsive City Council, a lack of places for their children to play and gang violence have finally driven them over the edge.
by Claudio Gallegos • • 18 Comments
One of the biggest gripes in the City of Santa Ana has to be the lack of access to parks for the majority of the city’s residents. Park space is scarce in this city. The City boasts a total of…
by Claudio Gallegos • • Comments Off
First, I must begin by acknowledging the hard work of SACRED, OCCO and other community groups for coming together and demanding an open process for the Station District. Apparently this has spurred the City of Santa Ana into action and…