Tag Archive for Santa Ana

Requiesce in pace Amin David

Amin David (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Our former blogger Claudio Gallegos posted this on Facebook on Sunday: Orange County lost a legend and heaven gained an angel last night. Amin David was a pioneer for Latino civil rights in Orange County. He will be missed and I will never forget his guidance and knowledge. Rest in peace amigo. David’s family posted…

Lynn Schott Files for CD-46

LynnSchott

Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Lynn Schott has formally filed to run for Congress in CD-46.  The move was not altogether unexpected as she opened a committee months ago and has been accepting donations.  Her paperwork was field last week. When Schott’s name was first bandied about as a candidate, some Irvine Republicans told TheLiberalOC a…

Carlos Bustamante Sentenced

Councilman Carlos Bustamante Arrest at Santa Ana City Hall (Image from OC DA Video)

Former Santa Ana Council member and Republican Party prodigy Carlos Bustamante was sentenced to a year in jail today. Here’s the press release from the District Attorney’s office:   ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE TONY RACKAUCKAS, District Attorney FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Case # 12CF1964 Date: January 22, 2016 FORMER SANTA ANA CITY COUNCILMAN AND…

TheLiberalOC Files FPPC Complaint against Irvine’s Christina Shea

Christina Shea

TheLiberalOC today filed a formal Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) complaint against Irvine City Council member Christina Shea based on her conflict of interest in serving KIA Motors a s government relations representative while also directing Irvine City Staff to expedite tasks requested by her client.  Requests by Shea to City staff were sent to…

Bustamante Convicted on Sex Charges

Santa Ana Councilman Carlos Bustamante

Former Santa Ana Council member and County of Orange manager Carols Bustamante has been convicted on several charges relating to sexual assault and grand theft of public funds.  Bustamante, a Republican, was once considered the OC GOP’s leading Latino elected official. from the OC Register: As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Carlos Bustamante…