Tag Archive for Santa Ana

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…

Michele Martinez Responds to Santa Ana Gang Arrests

Santa Ana- I want to make it clear that I will not tolerate gang violence regardless of who is involved.  The city has been complacent and lethargic in responding to gang activity.  I am driven to break this counterproductive culture.  I have advocated significant investment in community policing to help curtail gang violence.  By developing…

Drinking Liberally Santa Ana 2nd Birthday Party

Two years ago, Mike Lawson started the first chapter of Drinking Liberally in Orange County. He chose to bring Liberal business to the Artists Village in Santa Ana at a wonderful restaurant and bar, Memphis at the Santora. Bartender Johnny has been serving us the entire two years and the talented staff have provided us with what I have…

Santa Ana Council Filings

The names and signatures are in and presuming nough signatures are verified by the city clerk, here’s who is running. Mayor: Miguel Pulido Michelle Martinez George Collins Stanly Fiala. Ward 1: Vince Sarmiento Jm Walker Ward 3: Carlos Bustamante Steve Rocco Art Pedroza Anna Rebecka Valencia-Verdin Ward 5 Claudia Alvarez Lisann Martinez