Yesterday was a good day for the voters of Santa Ana. Superior Court Judge Charles Margines ruled against Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem/Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez and her front-man and Max Madrid in their attempt to subvert the will of the voters and allow her to seek two more terms on the Santa Ana City Council.
by Chris Prevatt • • 5 Comments
Santa Ana Council member Carlos Bustamante and Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez are expected to appear in separate Superior Court rooms today. Councilman Carlos Bustamante faces the continuation of his arraignment on sexual assault and false imprisonment charges in criminal court. Alvarez is joining the the suit by city commissioner Max Madrid to require the Santa Ana City Clerk to provide Alvarez with nomination paperwork to seek another term on the City Council.
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Alleging conspiracies not in existence, is a prime example of why unhinged elected officials should never be given the opportunity to speak at the end of a long meeting, especially on camera. In addition to the theater of it all, should an elected official choose to rant about stuff, they should at least not make allegations that are easily proven false.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 1 Comment
I’ll start by saying attending a Santa Ana city council meeting in person is nothing like watching the streamed meeting on the web. Chris Prevatt and I attended Monday’s meeting and listened to more than an hour of public comments…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 16 Comments
TheLiberalOC confirmed last night that Roman Reyna, an SAUSD trustee, will enter the race for Ward 5 Santa Ana City Council regardless of the legal outcome of the attempt by Claudia Alvarez to extend her term in office by lawsuit. Reyna…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 3 Comments
Santa Ana resident Karina Onofre pulled papers to run for Ward 5 for the Santa Ana City Council this morning at 8AM, officially becoming the first candidate to officially pull papers for the Santa Ana City Council ‘s fall elections. …
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
The first Santa Ana City Council meeting following the arrest of Councilman Carlos Bustamante on sexual assault charges, could be a long one. Sources say that Bustamante is expected to attend and participate in the entire meeting. Even though the Council will not be discussing Bustamante’s arrest, it is expected that residents will express their disapproval of Bustamante, including calls for him to resign.