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Santa Ana Cops Back Benavides for Mayor; Alderete for Ward 3

This press release just came in from the David Benavides for Mayor Campaign: Santa Ana Police Officers Back David Benavides for Mayor Cops on the Beat Call Benavides “the Responsible Choice” in Santa Ana Mayoral Race Santa Ana, CA– Saying he is the responsible choice to lead the City, the Santa Ana Police Officers Association…

Santa Ana Appoints New City Manager Monday

Former Santa Ana City Manager Chief Paul Walters (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

The Santa Ana City Council has a closed session item on its agendafor Monday’s meeting and it’s the appointment of a new city manager. And the betting money is on acting city manager Paul Walters removing the term “acting” from the front of his title. Under Walters leadership, the city has edged away from the…

Violence raises its ugly head in 69th Assembly Campaign

Injuries sustained by Dignity PAC Volunteer canvassing in support of Julio Perez

On Sunday afternoon, a volunteer walking a precinct for the Orange County Labor Federation’s Dignity PAC on behalf of candidate Julio Perez was chased down and pushed to the ground by supporters of Councilwoman Michele Martinez. The volunteer received minor injuries and was forced to stop walking that precinct.

SAPOA Publication Critical of Register Writer Targets Sources

On a tip, I dropped by the Santa Ana Police Officer’s Association headquarters last week and picked up a free copy of their publication, “Reliable Source.” The January/February issue  features a column by Leonard Correa, the publication’s editor, who in criticizing the coverage of former Santa Ana beat writer Andrew Galvin, really targets Galvin’s unnamed sources…

Thief Makes Off with Councilwoman’s Bike

Last week, Americans were shocked to learn that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Bryar was robbed by a machete-wielding intruder at his Nevis vacation home in the Caribbean. But crime clearly doesn’t respect judges or elected officials in America’s fourth safest city (according to Forbes Magazine).  Santa Ana Council member Michele Martinez, a candidate for state…