Tag Archive for Tony Bushala

Waiting for Michele (and Tom?) in AD 69

Last week, Santa Ana councilmember Michele Martinez pre-announced on Facebook that she was formally announcing a campaign to run for AD-69 in the state assembly representing Santa Ana and much of Anaheim.  We’re on the back of of that “week or so” promise she made to announce, and there’s still no formal announcement or one…

The FFFF’s Finest Hour

It’s no secret there is little love between this blog and the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog, but we tip our hat to Tony Bushala, Travis Kiger and Chris Thompson for their coverage of the Kelly Thomas case.  The July 5th incident got little initial coverage and, frankly, wasn’t a political story until days of…

James Rainey on Civil Discourse by Commenters

Chip Hanlon’s Red County post about censorship by the Fullerton School District in blocking the Friends for Fullerton’s Future was an excellent post not only for the topic, but for the comments it generated.  One commenter had a comment blocked for violating Red County’s terms of service prompting a discussion of censorship (that term only…

Santa Ana Library Lifts Ban on The Liberal OC

I just got off the phone with Claudio Gallegos who reports users of the Internet terminals at the Santa Ana Library can now view TheLiberalOC blog which the Voice of OC reported last week was blocked.  There is no statement from Library officials or from anyone at the City of Santa Ana. The Orange Juice…

Define Transparency

Our pals at the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog (FFFF) are regular stand up guys when it comes to calling for transparency in government.  They are very good about filing public records requests and reporting their findings and applying appropriate snarky comments to each post.  So imagine our surprise to learn that FFFF blogger Travis…