Tag Archive for Santa Ana

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…

Register’s Chapter 11 should be no cause for Joy at OC Weekly

OC Register Headquarters

Most everyone enjoyed that extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning but OC Weekly editor-in-chief Gustavo Arellano put out this story at 5:17 AM with much glee under the standing column of OC Register Death Watch.  From the piece: “Yesterday, multiple, trustworthy sources who requested anonymity told me the Register’s parent company planned to file…

CD-46 Candidates: District Support Tells a Different Story

Senator Joe Dunn (ret.)

The candidates seeking to replace Loretta Sanchez in CD-46 held their first debate on Saturday after having released financial disclosure statements just before the weekend.  With spin abound, it’s a little hard to distinguish who raised what during the period, so we’ve broken it down and dug up these links that anyone can see. In…

California approves sweeping changes for Medical Marijuana Use

medicalmarijuana

You might have missed this because it ran late Friday afternoon and appeared in Saturday’s edition of the LA Times, but Governor Jerry Brown has signed three bills that benefit California’s medical marijuana industry and provides a path forward for legalized recreational use of weed. From the story: Signing a trio of related bills Friday,…

Correa Snags Another Key Endorsement for Congress

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

Kicking off the week with a major momentum-building endorsement, today former State Senator Lou Correa scored a big win with the announcement that California’s State Senate President Pro-Tem Kevin de León was supporting his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat. In announcing his support of former State Senator Lou Correa, California State Senate President Pro-Tem Kevin de León remarked:…