Tag Archive for Santa Ana City Council

Tinajero Helps Open Government To Spanish Speaking Residents

In just over a year in his position as the Santa Ana City Councilmember representing Ward 6 Sal Tinajero has manged to open city governement to our Spanish speaking residents.  Prior to Tinajero’s election the majority of Santa Ana’s residents who are Spanish speakers were essentially shut out of participating in and viewing Santa Ana…

Pedroza to challenge Bustamante in Santa Ana Ward 3

Pedroza Joins Space Race to Challenge Bustamante After years of blogging about rising Republican rock star Santa Ana Ward 3 Councilmember CarlosËœSpace Commander” Bustamante, and failing to draft anyone to run, including former State Senator Joe Dunn; Art Pedroza has decided to put on his own tin-foil space suit, climb in his space ship and…

Shuttles From South Coast Metro Area to MD…Why?

Tonight at 7:30 PM the number one ranked Mater Dei boys basketball team will take on number two Santa Margarita at Mater Dei’s on campus arena.  The much anticipated match-up is expected to draw a large crowd especially since both teams are ranked in the top 30 nationally and feature some of the top rated high school recruits…

“Destruction of the Logan Neighborhood by Ware Continues”

When I got home last night and opened my email I found a message from Logan Neighborhood activist Joe Andrade with a subject line that read “Destruction of the Logan Neighborhood by Ware Continues”.  I immediately opened the email, which was sent to the Mayor, City Councilmembers and high level city staff as well, and…

Ethically Challenged Republican To Step Aside. Shouldn’t Bustamante?

Ethically challenged California Congressman John Doolittle announced earlier today that he will not seek re-election in November.  Doolittle, who has represented the eastern Sacramento area since 1991, has come under scrutiny for his ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.  In February of last year Doolittle was forced to give up his seat on the powerful…

Bustamante Keeps $1.5 Million Gentrification Plan Alive

Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante continues to push for the city of Santa Ana to purchase a property in the French Park neighborhood at a cost to the taxpayers of $1,500,000 in an effort to appease one of his supporters.  Bustamante, who was recently appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Fair Employment and…

Ad Hoc Committee Will Work

Item 85A. on tonights agenda of the Santa Ana City Council creates an ad hoc committee of the council which will explore changes to the current meeting structure and take a closer look at the issue of televising and webcasting the two monthly city council meetings.  The committee will include Sal Tinajero, Vince Sarmiento and Claudia…