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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…

Both Meetings To Be Televised

My sources at Santa Ana City Hall tell me that there is progress being made in the effort to insure that both city council meetings will be televised on Santa Ana’s local cable channel.  In fact I was told that an item may be on the agenda as early as Monday night that will address…

CTA Highlights Tinajero The Teacher/Coach

The California Teachers Association shined its spotlight on Santa Ana City Councilmember Sal Tinajero in its latest edition of California Educator magazine.  The article focuses on Tinajero’s incredibly successful efforts with Fullerton High School’s Speech & Debate team.  Under Tinajero’s tutelage the last 5 years, the Fullerton High School team has become nationally recognized and is a…