Tag Archive for Santa Ana

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…

Message to Lucille- You Feeling Lucky?

So Lucille Kring has decided to forego either a second consecutive term on the Anaheim City Council or a run for Anaheim Mayor in order to pursue a quixotic run against Lou Correa for State Senate. My question to Lucille is are you feeling lucky, because the odds are against you in so many ways, it’s not even funny. If Curt Pringle was any friend of yours, he would have told you not to do it. That is not very nice of him. What kind of a friend encourages you to be a sacrificial lamb. So let’s break down just how ugly of a loss this is going to be.

A Rennaisance Plan Cut To Look Like a Transit Plan Is Still The Rennaisance Plan

What it seems to me is a back door way to get most of the original Renaissance Plan adopted with as little attention to the redevelopment components as possible, by making it look like the City is only adopting a simple “Transit Zoning Code.” This reminds me of a quote in L.A. Confidential where Guy Pearce’s character says “A hooker cut to look like Lana Turner is still a hooker.” And the Rennaisance Plan cut to look like only a Transit Zoning Code is still the Rennaisance Plan.

OC Weekly Busts Pulido- What Happens Now?

First Bob Dornan, then Mike Carona, now it seems R. Scott Moxley has done it again by exposing Santa Ana Mayor-For-Life Miguel Pulido and his connections to the vending truck industry in Santa Ana. Apparently the Mayor forgot to disclose lot’s of details about his connection to Abel Foods, which is the main provider to vending trucks in Santa Ana.

You Can Make a Difference

  OK, I know. At this time of year we’re all inundated constantly and everywhere with requests to donate food and/or toys to this or that worthy charity. And we do our best to help. Yes, I’m about to make yet another pitch. This one’s different. There’s an urgency. The Southwest Community Center in Santa…

The Lighthouse Learning Center Play Area Opens

In these pages, I’ve taken my councilmember to task for contacting me only to invite me to his expensive fundraisers. I’ve wondered what he does. Yesterday I got the following message which tells me, for the first time, some of what he’s up to. Fair is fair. Give credit where due. Tonight he and I…