Tag Archive for Santa Ana

Repeal Prop H8? It’s More Possible Than You Think.

Right now, I have no clue how the California Supreme Court will rule on the Prop H8 lawsuits. Maybe we’ll win, maybe we’ll lose. However, I’m really starting to think we have a better chance of winning at the ballot box than I did just days ago. Here, take a look at the new Field…

Local Budget Shortfalls

Here’s a quick summary of the announced budget shortfalls for our local governments.  Revenues are general fund revenues. Brea  - Revenues $54.8 million, Gap $2.3 million (4.2%), Revenue mix  33.3% sales and use taxes, 19.8% contract to provide police services for Yorba Linda, fees, 11.5% charges & other revenue, 10.4% property taxes  Buena Park - Revenues   $56.4 million, Gap…

Celebrate Obama’s Inauguration With OC Democrats

Looking for somewhere to party on January 20 when Barack Obama’s inaugurated as the nation’s 44th President? Want to celebrate in style? Want to help local Democrats turn OC blue? Well, why not attend the OC Democratic Party’s & West OC Democratic Club’s Inauguration Celebration! The festivities begin at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 20.…

Pedroza and Mill, simply malicious opportunists

I know that sometimes it is better to ignore the crazy B.S. that comes out of Art Pedroza (failed City Council Candidate) and Sean Mill (Santa Ana Planning Commissioner) over on the OrangeJuiceBlog but Sometimes it isn’t. I have been trying, now unsuccessfully, to ignore their antics for the last week since Mill reposted a photo of Aloha holding up…

Garden Grove’s Term Limit Initiative Only 35 Votes Shy of Passage

Three Close Races in Central Orange County Still Undecided For voters in Garden Grove, the election is apparently not quite over yet. Initiative Q, which would reduce the amount of time which a termed-out council person would have to wait before they could run for city office again to two years. Currently, a termed-out mayor…

Art Pedroza Breaks Promise on Accepting Donations from Developers

“We need to put the people first, not the bureaucrats, special interests and developers.” from the candidate’s statement prepared by Art Pedroza, City Council candidate in Santa Ana’s Ward 3. Matt Cunningham has a detailed post over at RedCounty.com about the three candidates for Santa Ana Ward 3 city council and provided PDF links to the…

Art Pedroza on Diversity: “Santa Ana is Not Irvine”

You’re damn right it’s not.  Ward 3 Santa Ana City Council candidate made an interesting statement dissing Irvine while promoting the diversity of Santa Ana.  Watch it on Video here and go to the 27:49 mark.  Art addresses the cultural fairs in Orange and ponders why Santa Ana doesn’t celebrate its diversity. “Santa Ana is…