Tag Archive for Santa Ana

Tea Party History Lesson

Published on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 by CommonDreams.org The Real Boston Tea Party was an Anti-Corporate Revolt by Thom Hartmann CNBC Correspondent Rick Santelli called for a “Chicago Tea Party” on Feb 19th in protesting President Obama’s plan to help homeowners in trouble. Santelli’s call was answered by the right-wing group FreedomWorks, which funds campaigns…

BREAKING: Obama in Santa Ana on Wednesday 3/18

In today’s White House Press briefing, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced that President Obama will be in Santa Ana on Wednesday, March 18th, prior to attending a meeting in Los Angeles. We are trying to gather more detail and will post it as soon as we have it. UPDATE: (4.15 PM): From today’s White House…

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…