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SAUSD Trustee Ceci Iglesias Disses Her Own Alma Mater

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  It’s high school graduation season and trustees from various school boards are often asked to say a few inspiring words to graduates to send them on their way.  For Santa Ana Unified Trustee Ceci Iglesias, a short speech at Segerstrom High School’s graduation ceremony included a dig at her own alma mater — Santa…

SAUSD Trustee Ceci Inglesias declares war on Teachers

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We’ve been trying to get to this story for a while and it just keeps getting better. Santa Ana Unified Trustee Ceci Iglesias, who is a staffer for Republican State Senator Bob Huff, has decided it’s the fault of SAUSD teachers that Santa Ana’s school kids do poorly on standardized tests. She’s taken to social…

IPSF Donation Deadline is Near

Nasim Pedrad, an IUSD graduate and former SNL actress poses with IPSF CEO Neda Eaton at the 2010 IPSF Gala

Tomorrow is the last day of 2014 and the Irvine Public Schools Foundation is less than 10 percent away of a critical fundraising goal of $1.3 million by the end of December which is matched dollar for dollar by the City of Irvine.  IUSD schools remain funded below state averages so parents and friends of…

Sci@OC Gets United Way Grant That Helps Bring Science Literacy to SAUSD Middle Schools

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Hot off the press, a $32,000 grant from the United Way will go to help students in Santa Ana’s middle schools become more science literate.  Details are below:  SANTA ANA, Calif. – December 10, 2014 – Science@OC, the Orange County non-profit dedicated to strengthening science education in Orange County’s middle schools, announced that it has…

Apples & Oranges Carpetbagging?

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SAUSD trustee and failed AD-69 candidate Ceci Iglesias has filed three complaints —  one with the Orange County Registrar of Voters, one with the State Attorney General’s Office and one with the California Secretary of State’s office — all to ask for an immediate investigation of and the removal of AD-69 primary runner up Sherry…

Who Will Be Santa Ana’s Next Mayor?

Claudia Alvarez and Miguel Pulido

There’s a considerable amount of speculation that longtime Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido just might sit this fall’s election to focus on the FPPC investigation into the Mayor’s questionable real estate dealings. I’ll believe it when I see it, but should Pulido drop out, there’s no shortage of candidates who seek to replace him.