Tag Archive for Santa Ana City Council

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…

Asm. Solorio Hosts Town Hall on Gang Violence

As Jubal/Matt would say at OC Blog, this just came over the transom from our dear friend, Assembly Member Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana):  State Assemblyman Jose Solorio, Chairman of the Public Safety Committee invites you to a Town Hall meeting Confronting Gangs and Youth Violence: Community-Based Solutions Friday, August 31, 2007 10:00 a.m. to 1:00…

Like Lipstick on a Pig: How Santa Ana Is (NOT) Governed

OK, I just can’t help it! Since I do live in Santa Ana, I just had to check out Thomas Gordon’s latest story on Orange Juice, which follows up on Matt Cunningham’s latest story on OC Blog. Now usually, I disagree with these conservative bloggers and their complaints against any and all “big government”. However,…

Independent Democratic Voters Guide?

I was chatting with Claudio Gallegos this evening at Drinking Liberally, and he showed me this mailer: When I opened up this “Independent Democratic Voters Guide,” I saw a bunch of silly exaggerations about Carlos Bustamante, and a few lies about Tom Umberg. So I flipped to the back of the mailer to see who…

Fundraiser at the De La Libertad’s

Armando De La Libertad is having a fundraiser for the three Democrats that were just elected to the Santa Ana City Council at his home this Thursday (before Drinking Liberally at Memphis).Here is the information I received: Meet & Greet Reception with Santa Ana’s 2006 Victorious Council Candidates David Benavides, Michele Martinez, Sal Tinajero Thursday,…