The group of community activists continues to fight to force the City of Santa Ana to bring a special election, this after city officials changed the requirements with regard to the building of the One Broadway Plaza project, a 37-story office tower in the city.
Well, 2011 is just about behind us and a presidential election year is just ahead – time flies. Let’s look back at some of the 2011 stories we covered here in no particular order. We can debate which one is…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 12 Comments
AD-69, currently occupied by State Rep. Jose Solorio, is the lone assembly seat where the Democratic candidate should win in a walk. Currently, there are three declared candidates for the seat and they include, in order Tom Daly, Orange County’s clerk-recorder and former mayor of Anaheim; Michele C. Martinez, Santa Ana city council member, and Julio Perez, a labor activist from Anaheim
by Chris Prevatt • • 9 Comments
While the City Attorney has issued an opinion that Measure D did not allow for any more than one term, he sought an outside legal opinion to confirm or reject his findings. We have learned that the report has been received by the City Attorney. He won’t release it.
by Chris Prevatt • • Comments Off
It’s concerning that members of the City Council found it important to participate in the State and County redistricting processes and join the public to present their recommendations and concerns. Yet in the case of their own process, they failed to offer the residents of Santa Ana the same opportunity.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 5 Comments
At the end of a long meeting, the progressive Santa Ana city council voted to deny OccupyOC an overnight camping permit similar to one approved 5-0 by the full Irvine City Council last month. The OC Register’s Andrew Galvin did…
by Chris Prevatt • • 4 Comments
UPDATED Request denied. For some, the idea of allowing the Occupy OC patriots in Santa Ana the ability to camp overnight in the Civic Center should be a no-brainer for the City Council. After all, if Irvine can do it, why can’t Santa Ana? As with most things civic, it’s not that simple.