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Final Drinking Liberally Event at Memphis This Thursday

Santaora Building in Santa Ana Artists Village

As Dan wrote previously, Memphis at the Santora in Santa Ana is closing. Our favorite restaurant and bar has been the host location for our weekly Drinking Liberally gatherings since August of 2006. We will be celebrating almost 7 1/2 years of liberal conversation and fun this Thursday, February 6th. The conversation starts at 8:30 pm.

Cavazos: “It’s a new Santa Ana!”

Santa Ana City Manager David Cavazos. (Photo by: Adam Elmahrek)

TheLiberalOC sat down with new Santa Ana City Manager David Cavazos this week. We’re pleased to report the city has found the right man for the job. Cavazos has been in OC roughly 100 days and already, he has become Santa Ana’s biggest cheerleader

Santa Ana’s Dirty Little Political Secrets

Claudia Alvarez

The Voice of OC’s Adam Elmahrek is probably the most despised reporters covering the Santa Ana political beat. Elmahrek has revealed that recent allegations of secret and unreported political contributions to the effort by former Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez to seek a fourth term on the Santa Ana City Council.

Another Success Fee for Santa Ana Mayor Pulido?

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido

It appears that Mayor Pulido was the beneficiary of a land swap with a city contractor, for which he profited about $197,000. The contractor was subsequently awarded a no-bid contract worth almost $500,000 annually. This seems to be a rather hefty success fee, for a contract approved unanimously by the City Council.

On The Air with Deborah Pauly

Deborah Pauly on left

Villa Park’s Deborah Pauly has a new hobby; she’s a guest host on a conservative Internet radio program, “That Radio Show,” which has a mission to tear down that imaginary wall between Church and State.  From the station’s website,”The mission of “That Radio Show” is to educate, inform and call to action those who seek…

OC Cities make Top 100 “Best Places to Live” List

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Several Orange County cities make the list of the Top 100 places in the US to live according to Livability Magazine. Anaheim comes in at #28.  Irvine checks in at #36, Fullerton is #48, Santa Ana and Orange at #93 and #94 respectively, with Costa Mesa checking in at #99. Critera is housing, economics, healthcare,…