Tag Archive for Santa Ana

Solorio Birthday Party a Big Success

Chris Prevatt and I both attended the birthday party fundraiser tonight for Assemblyman Jose Solorio tonight in Santa Ana. I’d say there were at least 200 people there to wish the Assemblyman and his family well.  Just about every important community leader from Santa Ana was there.  We’ll post pictures as soon as we can. …

City of Santa Ana Plans Public Meetings on Station District

First, I must begin by acknowledging the hard work of SACRED, OCCO and other community groups for coming together and demanding an open process for the Station District. Apparently this has spurred the City of Santa Ana into action and they have responded with several planned community meetings. A confidential source has informed me of…

Bower’s Museum Showcases Latin American Art

By popular demand, two new exhibits showcasing art from Latin America have begun and will go until January of next year. The first is the Boroque World of Fernando Botero. Fernando Botero is an accomplished artist from Colombia. The exhibit began September 12th and goes until December 6th. The exhibit will feature over 100 paintings,…

Loretta Sanchez to Speak to the OC Forum

This came over the wire. Orange County’s best Congressmember and defender of the common person, Loretta Sanchez (D-Santa Ana), will be addressing the Orange County Forum Luncheon this Friday, September 18th. You can find out more information www.ocforum.org. Loretta Sanchez, who bravely stood up against bailing out the haves by voting against TARP just one…

Celebrating 3 Years of Drinking Liberally in Santa Ana

Three years ago, on August 17th to be exact, Mike Lawson hosted the first gathering in Orange County for Drinking Liberally. We met at Memphis at the Santora in Santa Ana for what Mike hoped would be a regular weekly gathering place for Orange County Liberals. It’s wasn’t so much about drinking, rather it was about…

Santa Ana City Council to Vote on Station District

In reaction to the OC Register’s investigative reporting on the redevelopment debacle east of Downtown Santa Ana, the City Council has come back with a supposed plan to develop the blight they created. You can read the article HERE. The powers that be at the Santa Ana City Hall went in and bought up several…

Signing on to TheLiberalOC

HELLO LIBERALOC!!! It is an honor to be asked by Chris Prevatt and Dan Chmielewski to join their esteemed blogpen. I too have critiqued their lack of coverage in Central Orange County, the one current Democratic stronghold in the OC, so what a suprise when they asked me to be the one to fill this…