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Rain did fall on Tet Parade but Political Courage Ruled the Day

Jose Solorio standing with supporters of the Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations who were excluded from the 2013 Tet parade in Westminster. (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

On Sunday morning thousands of people celebrated the Lunar New Year by witnessing the procession of politicians, community leaders, organizations, and businesses participating in the 2013 Tet Parade. There were some notable elected officials absent from the parade this year, many specifically because of the decision to exclude the LGBT group…

Tinajero is Santa Ana’s New Mayor Pro Tem

Santa Ana Council member Sal Tinajero is the city’s new Mayor Pro Tem by a unanimous vote of the City Council at last night’s meeting.  This is the result of a deal hammered out last summer after both Tinajero and Council member David Benavides pulled papers to run for Mayor and Tinajero withdrew to join…

Pulido Loses While Winning; Benavides Wins by Losing

Mayor Miguel Pulido won a decisive victory over his opponents in Tuesday’s election but will take the oath of office next month considerably weakened.  He was elected with less than 50 percent of the vote, he’s lost his closest allies on the council, there’s an unknown councilmember that might swing his way but at best…

Endorsements Continue to Rack Up for Benavides

Orange County’s “First Responders” Back David Benavides for Mayor Earns Support of Police, Sheriffs and Firefighters Based on No-Nonsense Attitude Toward Public Safety   Santa Ana, CA– Applauding his commitment to public safety throughout his career in public service, the Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs (OC COPS) and the Orange County Professional Firefighters…

Santa Ana Cops Back Benavides for Mayor; Alderete for Ward 3

This press release just came in from the David Benavides for Mayor Campaign: Santa Ana Police Officers Back David Benavides for Mayor Cops on the Beat Call Benavides “the Responsible Choice” in Santa Ana Mayoral Race Santa Ana, CA– Saying he is the responsible choice to lead the City, the Santa Ana Police Officers Association…