Tag Archive for Santa Ana City Council

Ware Disposal Case Referred To City Attorney’s Office

The case against Ware Disposal has been referred to Santa Ana City Attorney Joseph “Fletch” Fletcher’s office by city code enforcement officials.  As I reported while at the Orange Juice, properties owned by Judy Ware and Ware Disposal in the Logan Neighborhood of Santa Ana are fraught with code violations.  Ware has a record of safety violations…

Trolley Cars For Santa Ana?

With all the talk surrounding Santa Ana’s “Renaissance Plan” one of the issues that is brought up time and again is transportation and in particular a street car system to and from the Santa Ana Transportation Center.  It seems as though everyone has an opinion on the subject and one thing is certain, people just…

Is Race An Issue For Measure D Opponents?

This February voters in Santa Ana will have an opportunity to decide on a controversial ballot proposition that would extend the number of four year terms for city councilmembers from 2 to 3.  The proposition known as Measure D has brought together a small, but vocal, faction of voters led by Councilmember Michele Martinez.  For…

Lets Hope Michele Martinez Gets Off The Crazy Train

Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez has brought a much needed energy to the city council and has shown a willingness to roll up her sleeves and get out amongst the people.  I like Michele and I really want to commend her for all her hard work.  I think she has the potential to do…

Photoshop Help Needed!!!

So I sit down last night to draft a commentary on Sal Tinajero’s removal of Thomas Gordon as EPIC Commissioner in Santa Ana.  After thinking about it I figure that since a picture is worth a thousand words, why not photoshop Sal’s head on a big fat baby and let that speak for itself. Go…

Thomas Gordon: Speaking Truth to Power

And the Santa Ana Banana Republic Junta doesn’t like it. Note to Sal Tinajero: When you ask someone to serve your city on a Commission, let them do the job. Don’t try to remove them for political reasons. The City Council (Junta) of the Banana Republic of Santa Ana will decide tonight on the proposed…

Times reports on problem with bloggers on SA Commissions

It’s a rare OC-focused story in this morning’s LA Times. Jennifer Delson reports on the collision between city commissions and the blogosphere. Santa Ana council trying to quiet bloggers. Three city board members and commissioners who write for orangejuiceblog.com have been asked to be less critical of city officials. By Jennifer Delson, Los Angeles Times…