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Solorio will run for Santa Ana City Council in Ward 3

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)

Former state assembly rep and current Rancho Community College trustee Jose Solorio is a candidate for Santa Ana City Council.  His letter emailed to supporters was sent on a Friday before a long Holiday weekend, so the timing is odd. Solorio is running in Ward 3; he actually lives in Ward 1 so there’s a…

Updated: Santa Ana Council Member Michele Martinez Will Launch Bid for First District Supervisor


TheLiberalOC has learned that Santa Ana Council member Michele Martinez will formally announce a big for the Orange County Board of Supervisor’s First District; a formal announcement of her candidacy is expected early this afternoon. Martinez emerged as a Democratic Party favorite after fellow Santa Ana Council Member Vince Sarmiento changed his mind about a…

Correa Calls for Greater Transit Access in Santa Ana


The Voice of OC reported on the OCTA possibly cutting two routes from mass transit service in Santa Ana citing declining ridership.  It’s drawn fire from the community which relies on public transportation in OC the most. Former State Senator Lou Correa is calling on the OCTA and the Santa Ana City council to keep…

Meltdown in Millville: The Lies and Hypocrisy of Sean Mill

Sean H. Mill

Usually, Santa Ana Planning Commission meetings are boring events.  Permits are debated and approved, commissioners wrap the meetings with non controversial commentary and the meeting is adjourned.  Except for last week’s meeting when acting chair Sean H. Mill used his time for commissioner communications to launch a series of comments that included bouts of paranoia,…

Santa Ana’s Sliding Scale on Disclosure Forms

Sean H. Mill

The Santa Ana City Council takes great pains to paint itself as running a city government that’s open and transparent.  And the city, at it’s December 16 meeting, voted to not re-appoint Planning Commissioner Phil Bacerra on the grounds he hadn’t disclosed –in writing — all of his ex-parte communications that Bacerra had previously reported verbally…