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Santa Ana Transparency Comes To Screeching Halt

Santa Ana City Hall

From the Voice of OC:”Media relations have not been a strong suit of the city of Santa Ana in recent years. In fact, many reporters view city officials as openly hostile to public information and open meeting laws.”The City hired a short-term Public Information officer, but the money ran out June 30th.

Sal Tinajero and his dubious claims of transparency

Councilman Sal Tinajero - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

Back a few weeks ago, when Santa Ana Assistant City Manager Cindy Nelson announced her retirement, Councilman Sal Tinajero spoke to the Voice of OC about the transition. He described the departures of Nelson and City Attorney James Fletcher as part of the ushering in of a new era in Santa Ana city government, one…