Tag Archive for Vince Sarmiento

DPOC backs Sarmiento for Santa Ana City Council

Vincent Sarmiento has received the endorsement from the Democratic Party of Orange County for Santa Ana City Council’s Ward -1 seat. The Democratic Party of Orange County represents democrats in the fifth largest county in the nation. The party believes Councilman Sarmiento is the best and most capable candidate to represent the residents of Santa…

Santa Ana Cops Back Benavides for Mayor; Alderete for Ward 3

This press release just came in from the David Benavides for Mayor Campaign: Santa Ana Police Officers Back David Benavides for Mayor Cops on the Beat Call Benavides “the Responsible Choice” in Santa Ana Mayoral Race Santa Ana, CA– Saying he is the responsible choice to lead the City, the Santa Ana Police Officers Association…

A Double Standard on Civility

I’ll start by saying attending a Santa Ana city council meeting in person is nothing like watching the streamed meeting on the web.  Chris Prevatt and I attended Monday’s meeting and listened to more than an hour of public comments ranging from the proposed Sunshine Ordinance, some discussion of the Grand Jury Report on PBID,…

Benavides Cautions on Cost of Defending Madrid Lawsuit

Santa Ana Council member David Benavides has questioned the rationale behind the lawsuit filed by City Commissioner Max Madrid intended to provide an avenue for Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez to be a candidate for Ward 5 on the Santa Ana City Council. A primary concern, the legal fees of “tens of thousands to hundreds…

Suit filed to allow Alvarez two more terms on Council

Alvarez consults with her flying monkey.

Yesterday Max Madrid, one of Santa Ana Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez’s appointed commissioners, filed a lawsuit against the City of Santa Ana seeking to allow Alvarez to run for a fourth term. Four years ago the voters of Santa Ana were asked by the Council to approve measure D, an amendment to the city charter, that extended the…

Hispanic 100 Reception at Sarmiento Home Irks OC Democrats

Over the weekend, my email box was filled with emails from readers complaining about a reception for the Hispanic 100 at the home of Santa Ana councilman Vince Sarmiento which was attended by a number of Santa Ana residents and Democrats.  The reception welcomed Josefina Vazquez Mota (in the white outfit), a conservative candidate for…