Tag Archive for Santa Ana

Tinajero Hit Site Goes Live

Ward 6 Santa Ana Councilman Sal Tinajero is the target of a new website that criticizes him for what critics call his support of a tax hike and his “lax” public safety record since being elected.  Tinajero is the only council member up for re-election facing opponents in next month’s election. One reason for bringing…

Mayor Vs. Amezcua- Show Us The Money

Campaign finance statements came out yesterday for the Santa Ana city candidates, in which all of them turned it in except for Sal Tinajero, as my co-blogger pointed out. The one I was curious to check out was the Mayoral statements, primarily for Alfredo Amezcua and Miguel Pulido. You can review Pulido’s statement HERE and Amezcua’s statement HERE.

I Don’t Love Lucy(lle Kring)

Lucille Kring finally hit the mailboxes yesterday, but it was not even an introductory mailer, it was a hit piece on Lou Correa. I am working on getting ahold of the piece. That tells you something about the state of her finances when she has to start off hitting Lou immediately. Well the pro-Correa forces have struck back with www.idontlovelucy.com.

Santa Ana’s Councilman Tinajero breaks another law

One of the simplest things for a candidate or elected official to do is to file their campaign finance reports on time. The first pre-election statements were due to the Santa Ana City Clerk by 5 pm on Tuesday. As of 5 pm Wednesday, Tinajero had not filed his required report and according to the City Clerk, Tinajero had told her it would be filed some time today.

SA City Attorney and his ‘Selective Conflict Disorder’

Fletcher must be suffering from the new virus that causes Selective Conflict Disorder. It is spread in an intense ‘pay to play’ environment, usually when campaign contributions are needed around election time and projects or initiatives need to move forward. It is usually contracted through face to face contact between city attorneys and council members once improper votes are discovered.

Tran ‘missed the boat’ and didn’t vote to help eradicate Slavery and Human Trafficking

“While Van Tran was avoiding votes on an important anti-trafficking bill, Congresswoman Sanchez was introducing tough new legislation to combat child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. and abroad,” said Jessica Mejia, the campaign manager for the Committee to Re-Elect Loretta Sanchez. “Our opponent can talk about human rights all he wants, but his paltry record on this issue speaks for itself. Rep. Sanchez has spent the last fourteen years supporting legislation to promote human rights, as well as strengthen education, cut taxes for the middle class, and increase lending to small businesses – issues that are particularly important to her Vietnamese constituents.”