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Mayor Pro Tem Tells Janet “We want our fair share”

At last nights City Council meeting Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez continued her criticism of Supervisor Janet Nguyen and her allocation of state Prop 1B funds.  Alvarez, following up on her comments that appeared in Saturday’s edition of the Orange County Register, called on Supervisor Nguyen to insure that Santa Ana receive “our fair…

Janet “Santa Ana’s Choice”???

When I got home yesterday in my mailbox I found a slick shiny mailer from the campaign of Supervisor Janet Nguyen.  The mailer was a plea from Santa Ana Councilman, and Janet’s fellow Reep, Carlos Bustamante urging Santa Ana voters to support her candidacy.  Carlos claims that Janet is “Santa Ana’s choice” despite the fact that…

Hoa Van Tran – Desperately Implying Endorsements

Hoa Van Tran’s first mail piece hit the First Supes District on Thursday. The mailer touted his commitment to serving the people of the first district and his “no-nonsense leadership for Central Orange County.”  There are several pictures on the mailer, one with an elected official from the First District. Side by side, Hoa Van Tran…

Santa Ana City Council “getting rid of good newspaper reporters”…Now that’s ridiculous

The local blogosphere is filled with all sorts of things.  Some are informative.  Some are funny.  Some are just downright ridiculous. An example of the latter was the recent allegation by one local blogger that the Santa Ana City Council has been “getting rid of good newspaper reporters” and compared them to a “totalitarian government”. …

Check Out Santa Ana’s Health & Nutrition Fair This Weekend!

This just in from our wonderful Council Member Michele Martinez! After all the success of last year’s health fair, it’s coming back for a second year! And if you’d like more information, please call Michele Martinez’s office at (714) 647-6900. 🙂 Please join us on Saturday, April 19th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at…

The “Art” of SanTana: Pedroza attacks SAPD…again

Don’t get excited Don Cribb I am not talking about the Artists Village, but I am talking about the village idiot of the Orange County blogosphere, Art Pedroza.   Well folks I thought this column would be a weekly one but the antics and pontifications of the Orange Juice’s Art Pedroza just might force me…

Welcome To Little Saigon Sign Destroyed

The controversial “Welcome to Little Saigon” sign near the intersection of Euclid and First Street in the city of Santa Ana is no more.  The sign which was paid for by Vietnamese businessmen and was erected in 2002 was completely demolished over the weekend when it was hit by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night or…