Tag Archive for Santa Ana City Council

Et Tu Miguel?

Miguel Pulido

There’s an old expression that if you want a friend in politics, buy a dog. And the current election cycle is pitting old friends against each other when it comes to support and endorsements. Case in point: Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido is a longtime friend of Rancho Santiago Community College trustee Mark McLoughlin.  With…

Where in the world is Council Santa Ana?

Santa-Ana-City-Logo

Tonight, the Santa Ana City Council is taking its show on the road. That in itself isn’t unusual if you count their monthly trot from City Hall to the west side of the Santa Ana Civic Center for their “Study Session” meeting. This meeting however will be an actual road show. It will be held at the Heritage Museum of Orange County; 3101 Harvard St., Santa Ana.

Benavides Issues Press Release on Mayoral Bid

David Benavides, Loretta Sanchez, and Hilda Solis - Photo: Chris Prevatt

We’ve received an official press release on Santa Ana Council member David Benavides candidacy for Mayor. You can read it below: Santa Ana Councilmember David Benavides announces candidacy for Mayor; thanks incumbent Mayor for over 25 years at City Hall. Santa Ana, CA (July 30, 2012) – “Santa Ana is ready to once again be…

Benavides will Challenge Pulido for Mayor in Santa Ana

Councilman David Benavides (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

A tipster sent us this YouTube video this morning and it appears Santa Ana Council member David Benavides will challenge Miguel Pulido this fall for Mayor. Benavides won the most votes in the 2010 election for City Council in which he ran unopposed. To see the YouTube video, click here. Benavides has a safe seat…

Two Santa Ana Council Members face court decisions.

Carlos Bustamante and Claudia Alvarez

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.