I joined Chris Prevatt at the City Council meeting last night. What a different demeanor the Council had in regards to Public Comments. The Mayor was very lenient on the time frame to turn in speaker cards and this time they took the harsh criticism leveled at them. I spoke briefly on the item to remove Tish Leon, letting them know they were essentially listening to the words of Art Pedroza, a man who promoted sex between men and boys on websites he owned and Sean Mill, a man who has threatened to harm multiple Santa Ana residents(he once threatened to kick me in the teeth in an e-mail and threatened in a text to Phil Bacerra to send gang members to his house).
Rep. Loretta Sanchez took a tour of one of Santa Ana’s fastest growing techology company’s this afternoon and spoke with employees about the economic stimulus and healthcare reform. The hour long tour, talk and Q&A with the employees of Tenacore, a fast growing medical devices company on Edinger, took place this afternoon. After an introduction,…
Some of our favorite elected Democrats are joining to support Santa Ana Councilman David Benavides’ re-election campaign at a fundraiser tonight.Â Join Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, State Senator Lou Correa and State Assemblyman Jose Solorio in support of Councilman David Benavides.
A vicious attempt to censor and silence Santa Ana residents was defeated last night as Art Pedroza was removed as a moderator on the Santa Ana Citizens Yahoogroups. The Yahoogroups owner made it HERE. official It all began earlier this week when I posted a link to my Liberal OC post on El Sol Academy. What followed were personal attacks by Orange Juice bloggers Sean Mill and Art Pedroza, who have been stalking myself and other Liberal OC bloggers for over a year now. You can read their attacks HERE and HERE. I was not allowed to let them go unanswered and moved to defend myself with this comment:
Too often we have blog posts discussing how much Santa Ana schools are failing. Well the OC Register has a terrific article in Sunday’s paper that talks about one of the bright spots in Santa Ana, which you can read HERE. El Sol Science and Arts Academy, located at 1010 N. Broadway is a shining example of success in an otherwise dismal review of Santa Ana’s public schools. Now I could do a post obsessing about people I don’t like in Santa Ana because they don’t like a buddy of mine who lives at home with their mother,
The Academy of International Dance is holding their annual Tequisa Fundraiser this year on August 1st at Mile Square Park. Tickets are only $6.00 The ticket includes 2 soft taco, rice, beans and a beverage. There will be lots of games, music and dancind! Come join the fun and help a child dance. Proceeds of this fundraiser will go towards the many dance programs provided by the Academy of International Dance.
Last night I had the pleasure of attending Ward 4 Councilman David Benavides’ re-election kick off. Needless to say, the event was a great success and I see one of our better Councilmembers heading towards a re-election. The crowd was diverse with many people from the city insiders to the neighborhood folks, people who are usually at odds coming together to support David.