Tag Archive for Santa Ana

Santa Ana Residents Speaking Out!

It looks like 2010 is going to be the year the residents of Santa Ana begin to rise up and speak out and demand accountability from their city leaders. I have long wondered when they would have enough, it turns out having six schools to be declared failures, a non-responsive City Council, a lack of places for their children to play and gang violence have finally driven them over the edge.

No Fooling, Drinking Liberally Happens Tonight

I have to admit, I have been remiss the past few weeks in sending out your weekly DL reminders. While it is April Fools Day today, it is no joke that we will be Drinking Liberally Tonight. We will not be doing anything like the RNC’s Young Eagles though; there is no place to hang…

Scooby Doo’s Parent Company Sues the Orange Juice Blog

We’ve received a tip that the Hanna-Barberra Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Art Pedroza and the Orange Juice blog for the illegal and unauthorized use of the copyrighted phrase “Ruh-Ro” used by thebeloved Saturday morning cartoon character.  The company is threatening a lawsuit in the seven figure range unless Pedroza apologies immediately and deletes…

Miguel Pulido Fundraiser Packs Them In

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido hosted first first fundrasier of the 2010 election year at First American Title last week and it was a huge success. More than 100 people showed up and the Mayor raised nearly $100K.  Every member of the current Santa Ana city council members were in attendance, along with Assemblyman Jose Solorio, who…

Let’s Build Parks for People in Santa Ana

One of the biggest gripes in the City of Santa Ana has to be the lack of access to parks for the majority of the city’s residents. Park space is scarce in this city. The City boasts a total of 35 parks citywide, although looking at the list, there are a couple of names listed…

HCR: Waterloo for Democrats or Republicans?

Orange Punch blogger Brian Calle called out Loretta Sanchez’s vote for healthcare reform as a vote against her district’s best interest.  I completely disagree.  Loretta represents blue collar and working class communities in Santa Ana and Anaheim, the very people healthcare reform will benefit most. “Loretta’s vote in favor of Obamacare is out of touch…

Sarmiento’s Side of the Story

I spoke with Councilman Vincent Sarmiento earlier this afternoon after receiving his cell phone number. He admitted he spent the morning trying to get a hold of mine as well, which he did. He was eager to explain his side of the story and answer the allegations made by Alex Vega. He stated that the…