A thank you to Councilmembers David Benavides and Vincent Sarmiento for helping solve constituent issues.
At long last, the anti-immigrant mailers and letters of Miguel Pulido are revealed. A reading from the Letter of Miguel Pulido to Barbara Coe.
Our readers have reported receiving a recorded phone call from former President Bill Clinton reminding them to get out and vote on November 2nd, and vote to reelect Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.
In addition to the $21,990.87 in compensation and reimbursements that I previously reported Pulido had received from AQMD in 2009, Mayor Pulidoâ€™s CalCard charges paid by the AQMD for calendar year 2009 were $1,782.32. His CalCard is only used for fuel purchases..
Ceci Iglesias has mysteriously purchased $12,000 in TV advertising time on Univision that started to run on Saturday. But based upon campaign finance reports, she doesn’t have that kind of money.
Senate Local Government Committee members, at the request of Senator Lou Correa (Orange County), will convene a special hearing to pursue issues regarding transparency & accountability in local government and the challenges presented by the revelation in the City of Bell and elsewhere.
My phone rang several times over the weekend when residents of Santa Ana called to report that fire trucks were driving around the city with signs promoting the campaigns of Mayor Miguel Pulido, Councilman Sal Tinajero, and Assemblyman Jose Solorio. The callers were upset that while the fire truck has no decals to identify the fire agency and appears to be decommissioned and no longer in service; the intent is clear to those neighbors just getting a quick look that on duty Santa Ana firefighters and a working fire unit is driving their neighborhoods in support of three local candidates for public office.