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  • Students accused of disrupting Israeli ambassador's speech seek gag order for prosecutors

    05/09/2011 3:01:56 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 13 replies
    Daily Pilot via L.A. Times ^ | May 8, 2011 | Joseph Serna
    Orange County prosecutors next week are scheduled to argue against a defense motion to keep them from speaking in public about their criminal case against 11 student activists accused of disrupting an Israeli ambassador's speech at UC Irvine last year. The motion, filed in Orange County Superior Court's Central Justice Center in Santa Ana on Tuesday, accuses Deputy Dist. Atty. Dan Wagner, police and representatives from the district attorney's office of tainting the jury pool with public statements against the 11 defendants. Defense attorneys are seeking a court order that would keep prosecutors from talking publicly to the media or...
  • Newport Beach Film Festival offers cinema variety

    04/18/2016 9:08:09 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 15, 2016 | Antonie Boessenkool
    Laguna Beach's LSD culture in the 1960s, a cranky widower befriended by his chatty neighbors and a man who's dealing with the fallout from his reality show days are all stories that will be told at the Newport Beach Film Festival this year. At this, the 17th annual festival, there are more than 400 features, short films and documentaries from 50 different countries. It's a chance to see things that likely won't appear elsewhere, especially in the United States. The festival starts this Thursday and runs until the following Thursday. "The largest misconception about any film festival is that these...
  • 'Night Stalker' movie will premiere in Santa Ana, about 20 miles from the Mission Viejo site of ...

    04/03/2016 11:31:40 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 2, 2016 | Keith Sharon
    Full title: 'Night Stalker' movie will premiere in Santa Ana, about 20 miles from the Mission Viejo site of his last crime A new film – “The Night Stalker,” starring Lou Diamond Phillips as Richard Ramirez – is set to premiere in Orange County in early June after producers decided the movie should be seen in an area that the serial killer terrorized in 1985. “We wanted to open in a place where he had an impact,” producer Matt Brady said. The film will be screened at The Frida Cinema, the art house theater in downtown Santa Ana, about 20...
  • Disorder in the court: Defense attorney injured after courthouse argument with DA investigator

    03/11/2016 8:46:30 AM PST · by EveningStar · 14 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | March 11, 2016 | Scott Schwebke, Sean Emery and Tony Saavedra
    The Orange County Sheriff's Department is investigating a courthouse fight that broke out Wednesday between a District Attorney's investigator and a defense attorney who triumphed over prosecutors in a recent case involving jailhouse informants. The investigator and attorney got into an argument that turned physical around 10 a.m. in a hallway outside a 10th floor courtroom, Lt. Mark Stichter said. He didn't know what prompted the argument. But defense attorney James Crawford said he was attacked by a DA investigator he didn't recognize. "My back was to him and the next thing I know I find my head getting slammed...
  • 2 Remaining Orange County Jail Inmates Taken Into Custody in San Francisco

    02/01/2016 9:57:39 AM PST · by george76 · 2 replies
    NBC ^ | Jan. 30, 2016 | Jessica Perez
    Authorities were still investigating how the inmates obtained their escape tools and said no disciplinary action had been taken in the wake of the escape. ... more than 10 people have been arrested since the escape. Among them is a teacher who had a "significant role" in the planning of the jailbreak. The 44-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of accessory to a felony in helping the inmates escape from lockup in downtown Santa Ana. She allegedly provided the men with Google Earth maps of the jail complex, according to investigators. One of the escaped inmates, Nayeri,...
  • 2 remaining jail escapees arrested in San Francisco

    01/30/2016 11:29:50 AM PST · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    LA Times ^ | January 30, 2016 | Anh Do, Matt Stevens, Taylor Goldenstein, Richard Winton
    The two remaining fugitives who escaped from an Orange County jail last week were arrested by San Francisco police, authorities said Saturday. The suspects were arrested at around 9 a.m. in the city's park district police area, according to San Francisco police officer Grace Gatpandan. Officials had said Friday that Hossein Nayeri, 37, and Jonathan Tieu, 20, were probably in the Bay Area and might be headed to Fresno. No details about the arrests were immediately available. The Orange County Sheriff's Department scheduled a press briefing for noon in Santa Ana. The location of the arrest was not provided. But...
  • The Los Angeles Chargers of Santa Ana? Sort of. Team acquires land for training, offices as first st

    01/29/2016 10:43:55 AM PST · by EveningStar · 28 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | January 29, 2016 | Jonathan Lansner
    Full title: The Los Angeles Chargers of Santa Ana? Sort of. Team acquires land for training, offices as first step. Do the Chargers want to be pro football's Los Angeles Clippers or the sport's San Diego Padres? The National Football League franchise took another step closer to moving from San Diego to Los Angeles on Thursday by announcing it has acquired land and office space in Santa Ana. The idea is that the land could become home to the Chargers' team operations and training facility.
  • Live: Police Pursuit, Shots Fired, Standoff in Santa Ana (CA)

    11/07/2015 11:18:47 PM PST · by chrisinoc · 2 replies ^ | November 7, 2016 | Jason Kandel
    A man fired a gun during a slow-speed pursuit through the streets of north Orange County. The driver of the car was on smoking and blown out tires doing U-turns on Euclid Street.
  • Video of Random Attack on 83 Year-Old Man in a Parking Lot

    09/27/2015 3:25:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    Live Leak ^ | 09/26/15
    Video of Random Attack on 83 Year-Old Man in a Parking Lot. Police have released graphic surveillance video that shows an 83-year-old man being punched in the face and kicked by an assailant in a Santa Ana parking lot. Investigators are asking for help in identifying the male attacker. "Share" this to spread the word. In accordance with his morning routine, he was on his way to buy coffee and a newspaper, police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. Footage released by authorities shows Nguyen walking unassumingly when he is suddenly approached by another man, who punches him in the face. In...
  • Santa Ana pot stores off to a slow start

    09/13/2015 11:52:14 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | September 13, 2015 | Jessica Kwong
    SANTA ANA – Turns out, selling pot in Santa Ana isn’t going to be easy. Seven months after the city became the first Orange County municipality to hold a lottery to let small businesses sell medical marijuana, only two, South Coast Safe Access and OC3, are open. Reasons for the slow start are varied. Some landlords and neighboring businesses aren’t thrilled about the prospect of working with or near pot merchants. And those would-be pot sellers who have won over their neighbors say the city and local police – in spite of overwhelming approval from Santa Ana voters – aren’t...
  • Shirtless Man Claims to Be Tarzan, Tries Swinging Into Monkey Exhibit at O.C. Zoo...

    08/05/2015 10:31:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    ktla ^ | tracybloom
    Officers responded to the zoo — which is located at 1801 E. Chestnut Ave. — at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and discovered 37-year-old John William Rodenborn covered in mud, according to Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department. He told them he was the fictional character Tarzan. Before authorities arrived, a shirtless Rodenborn had allegedly attempted to get into the zoo’s bird exhibit before he tried to swing into the monkey exhibit, Bertagna said. Kent Yamaguchi, the director of the zoo, told KTLA that the man was initially walking through the bird aviary, but then walked over to...
  • (Democrat) California Senate Candidate Caught Ridiculing Native Americans

    05/17/2015 2:39:49 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    Time ^ | May 16, 2015 | Justin Worland
    [California Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez, a U.S. Senate candidate] Sanchez used an offensive gesture before a group of Indian Americans [Snip] In a video captured by an observer, Sanchez tells a story about how she was invited to an event by what she thought was a Native American group. “I’m going to his office, thinking I’m going to meet with a… ” Sanchez said before clapping her hand over her mouth and making a chanting sound.
  • Dem Rep. Loretta Sanchez Mocks Tea Party Colleagues With Red Neck Southern Accent (AUDIO)

    04/13/2011 9:33:57 AM PDT · by · 36 replies · 1+ views
    If liberals want to throw accusations of ‘racism’ into every single debate, where are they when actual circumstances like this arise? Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) made an appearance on the Stephanie Miller Show and mocked Tea Party Conservatives saying “everything to them is unconstitutional” then going on to talk in a ‘red neck’ southern accent. Keep in mind she’s mocking some of her colleagues.
  • Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez on Defensive over Videotape Showing Her Mimicking an Indian Cry

    05/16/2015 9:56:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez was criticized Saturday by her chief rival, Attorney General Kamala Harris, after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in reference to Native Americans during an apparent joke. Harris called the gesture "shocking.'' A video posted on The Sacramento Bee website shows Sanchez, a 10-term congresswoman, fluttering her hand against her mouth and making a whooping sound while speaking to a group of delegates at a state Democratic Party convention.
  • Loretta Sanchez makes her case for U.S. Senate, but Santa Ana congresswoman stops short

    04/21/2015 8:44:20 AM PDT · by Pelham · 12 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | April 20, 2015 | MARTIN WISCKOL
    Sounding like she’s on the verge of declaring her candidacy for U.S. Senate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez encouraged donors in Orange County to pony up Monday and explained why she would be a better choice than Attorney General Kamala Harris. Sanchez, a Santa Ana Democrat, has been meeting with Democratic and Latino leaders throughout the state as she weighs whether to join Harris, the only major declared Democratic candidate, in the 2016 race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. “We’ve gotten a good reception up and down the state,” Sanchez told the Democratic Foundation of Orange County, a group of...
  • Loretta Sanchez appears to disparage Native Americans

    05/16/2015 6:29:03 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 18 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | May 16 2015 | BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO AND DAVID SIDERS
    Two days after entering the race for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez met with the Asian-Pacific Islander Caucus on Saturday and mimicked a racial stereotype of American Indians. In a video, Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, describes a pending meeting she had with an East Indian. “I am going to his office, thinking that I am going to meet with a,” she said, holding her hand in front of her mouth and making an echo sound. “Right?...because he said Indian American.”
  • Trolling for sex in Santa Ana, with the kids in the car

    05/07/2015 2:36:39 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 25 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | May 7, 2015 | Teri Sforza
    Weak fluorescent lights cast a sickly pall through the cheap motel room on Harbor Boulevard, where one undercover police officer shimmied into skin-tight leggings and another into stiletto heels. Both beds in room 320 were shoved against a wall to accommodate another dozen police officers, prosecutors and news types assembled for the sting. Requisite jokes were cracked about the quilted bedspreads – sit at your own risk – but a pair of heavy handcuffs on the desk belied any frivolity. Out on Harbor, an undercover Santa Ana police officer strutted in cheetah print and bed slippers. A fluorescent pink-orange brassiere...
  • Why I Voted against Condemning Russia

    12/11/2014 5:01:57 AM PST · by wetphoenix · 10 replies
    The National Interest ^ | December 10, 2014 | Dana Rohrabacher
    Recently, the House passed, by an overwhelming margin, a resolution to condemn the Russian Federation for actions considered hostile and aggressive within its sphere of influence, specifically with regard to the politically torn country of Ukraine. Ten Members voted “nay,” myself among them. I wish to explain why I took this unpopular position. Above all, while Vladimir Putin’s government may well have engaged in questionable behavior toward neighboring countries, Resolution 758 was nothing more than gratuitous, needlessly provocative and shortsighted. Moreover, reasonable observers the world over can see it as tantamount to a declaration that Russia is America’s enemy. The...
  • Santa Ana man molested 'extraordinary' number of boys, police say

    A Santa Ana man has been arrested on suspicion of molesting nearly a dozen boys over the last two years, and police say they believe there may be more victims. Edwin Echeverria, 22, was taken into custody Wednesday on suspicion of multiple counts of child molestation and is expected to be arraigned Friday afternoon on 14 felony counts of lewd conduct with a child. The Orange County District's office said they will asked that Echeverria be held on $1 million bail. Echeverria faces a possible sentence of 275 years in prison if convicted on all counts Echeverria befriended the boys,...
  • Arrests Made In Halloween Hit-and-Run That Killed 3 California Teens

    11/02/2014 5:49:17 PM PST · by Steelfish · 130 replies
    CBSNews ^ | November 02, 2014
    November 2, 2014 Arrests Made In Halloween Hit-and-Run That Killed 3 California Teens Police say 13-year-old twin sisters Lexi and Lexandra Huerta Perez and their 13-year-old friend Andrea Gonzalez were struck and killed Friday night by a hit-and-run driver while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, California. CBS LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES -- Police say they've made multiple arrests in connection with the Halloween hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who were trick-or-treating in a Los Angeles suburb. Santa Ana police say officers made the arrests as of Sunday morning, but would not release details until a news conference scheduled for Monday....
  • Janet Nguyen, Jose Solorio debate in 34th state Senate District race (California alert)

    09/13/2014 1:52:26 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 10 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | September 10, 2014 | Erika I. Ritchie
    Two Orange County candidates – facing off in a key state Senate race – pushed their platforms to win votes and encourage voter turnout in November during a forum Wednesday. County Supervisor Janet Nguyen, a Garden Grove Republican, and former state Assemblyman Jose Solorio, a Santa Ana Democrat, took part in a 34th Senate District candidate forum moderated by former television news anchor Ed Arnold at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach. A political who’s who from the county, cities and special-interest groups attended. The event was sponsored by the Orange County Public Affairs Association. Both candidates emphasized the importance...
  • Texas may have it all, but they won’t get Santa Anna’s leg - (Illinois vs. Texas)

    07/18/2014 8:47:55 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 22 replies
    Illinois Watchdog ^ | June 9, 2014 | Scott Reeder
    First those Texans took our jobs. Then they took our money. Well, to be precise, Mexican Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna’s leg. A group of Illinois soldiers stole it fair and square – back in 1845. During the U.S. war with Mexico, Santa Anna skedaddled from the battle on a donkey and left his prosthetic leg behind in a carriage along with a bag of gold and a freshly cooked chicken. A group of Illinois soldiers ate the chicken, gave the Army the gold and kept the leg. One of the soldiers traveled about Illinois charging 10 cents for...
  • Who is she? Police release photo of 'woman of interest' in photobomb murder as second female..

    01/26/2014 3:45:45 PM PST · by CivilWarBrewing · 16 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 24, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    FULL TITLE: "Who is she? Police release photo of 'woman of interest' in photobomb murder as second female is arrested for being in 'gang who brutally beat victim to death'" ----------------------------------------------------- Kim Pham, 23, was left brain dead following the attack in Santa Ana, California, on SaturdayHer life support was switched off on TuesdayShe had been waiting outside a nightclub when she became involved in an argument with another girl, whose friends also turned on herA friend said fight may have been over a spoiled photoVanesa Tapia Zavala, 25, was charged with murder on WednesdayA second woman was arrested on...
  • 25 Year old charged with murder allegedly over a photobomb.

    A 25-year-old woman was charged Wednesday with the murder of a California woman who was beaten by a group of people while waiting in line outside a Santa Ana nightclub. Vanesa Tapia Zavala was arrested on Monday and is accused of taking part in the Saturday morning beating that left 23-year-old Annie Hung 'Kim' Pham brain-dead. Zavala, who pleaded not guilty to the murder charge, faces 15 years to life in prison if convicted. She was ordered to remain jailed in lieu of $1 million bail and is due back in court January 30th for a pretrial hearing.
  • Santa Ana to pay new city manager more than $500,000 annually

    08/08/2013 5:14:50 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 13 replies ^ | August 7, 2013 | Paloma Esquivel
    Santa Ana has hired away Phoenix's city manager and has agreed to an annual salary and benefits package of more than half a million dollars, instantly making him one of the highest paid city employees in California. David Cavazos, a longtime Phoenix employee who rose through the ranks from intern to city manager during his 26-year tenure, would have a total compensation package of $558,625 in his first year in Santa Ana. Only the city manager in tiny Indian Wells is listed as having a higher salary and benefits package at $677,172, according to the state controller's office, which most...
  • From ‘Dreamer’ to teacher: Maria Hernandez (Reagan amnesty beneficiary)

    02/05/2013 8:22:39 AM PST · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 5, 2013 | Liz Goodwin
    Maria Hernandez is one of six people Yahoo News has interviewed for our series on Americans who gained green cards under Ronald Reagan’s 1986 law that legalized 2.7 million illegal immigrants.
  • SoCal: Judge rules in favor of providing extra water habitat for Santa Ana sucker

    10/23/2012 9:30:40 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies
    San Bernardino Sun ^ | 10/23/12 | Andrew Edwards and Doug Saunders
    A federal judge Monday upheld the federal Fish and Wildlife Service's controversial decision to set aside stretches of the Santa Ana River and other Southern California waterways as critical habitat for the Santa Ana sucker fish. A coalition of twelve Inland Empire water agencies have, for more than two years, opposed the habitat designation on the grounds that the move could jeopardize residents' access to drinking water. In an October 2011 congressional hearing in Highland, opponents of the habitat designation said Fish and Wildlife's move could cost residents 125,800 acre feet of water per year and require ratepayers to spend...
  • Officials To Round Up Feral Cats, Reduce Flea Population To Stave Off OC Typhus Threat

    05/29/2012 1:53:58 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    CBS) ^ | May 29, 2012 10:23 AM
    SANTA ANA (CBS) — Vector control officials plan to try Tuesday to corral feral cats living on the campuses of two Santa Ana schools in an effort to reduce the flea population and stave off the spread of typhus, a potentially deadly disease. Santa Ana officials announced last week that someone living near Broadway and Washington Avenue in Santa Ana was hospitalized with typhus last month but has since recovered. City spokesman Jose Gonzalez underscored this morning that the victim had no connection with any local schools. Orange County Vector Control officials have been passing out literature to residents in...
  • O.C. family returns to a violence-plagued Mexico

    11/13/2011 8:21:17 AM PST · by Pelham · 29 replies
    Grace Castro should have joined her friends in August for her first year at Newport Beach's prestigious Sage Hill School. Instead, she's mourning the death of a schoolmate abducted from her Mexican private school by kidnappers who gouged out the teenager's eyes before killing him. Grace's life in her newly adopted home in drug-war-plagued Acapulco is a far cry from her childhood about 2,200 miles away in a yellow Craftsman house in the heart of Santa Ana. After 15 years in the United States, a family illness, unemployment and growing hostility toward illegal immigration compelled her family to make a...
  • Occupy Orange County Takes Santa Ana and Finds A Republican!

    10/22/2011 6:10:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Orange County Weekly ^ | October 22, 2011 | R. Scott Moxley
    Just under 200 feisty protesters with Occupy Orange County marched Santa Ana streets this afternoon, chanted anti-corporate slogans and won supportive horn honks from hundreds of passing motorists. More than two dozen uniformed law enforcement agents--in vehicles, on foot and riding horses--carefully monitored the peaceful protesters as they gathered in a park across the street from the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse at noon and then zigzagged down sidewalks to a branch of Chase Bank. "Down with Chase, not the human race!" the crowd shouted under the leadership of Theo Hirsch, an outspoken local musician. The high-energy, bandana-donning Hirsch inspired the...
  • Uncle gets 25 years for murder of 2-year-old

    02/22/2011 4:06:26 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb. 23, 2011 | Staff
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- A Cypress man was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison after being convicted in the murder of his 2-year-old niece. Michael David Balderas, 33, did not make a statement before Judge William Froeberg handed down his punishment. He was found guilty of second-degree murder and child assault causing death on Jan. 25. Authorities say Balderas had received custody his niece, identified as Baby Jo Jade, because his sister was preparing to serve a federal prison sentence. Balderas physically abused the child between January and March of 2006, prosecutors said. Jo Jade...
  • A Democrat's Descent

    09/27/2010 5:54:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 27, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Politics: Conservative Orange County, Calif., has for years been plagued by an anomaly: The congressional district in its heart is held by a big-spending Democrat. But a flare-up of identity politics may change that. The 47th District spreads across all of Santa Ana, much of Anaheim, Garden Grove and Fullerton. Census data indicate that roughly half the population is foreign-born, the overwhelmingly largest group being Hispanic, with an admixture of vibrant Asian communities creating a kind of blue-color cosmopolitanism in the center of an affluent coastal county. Fourteen years ago, Democrat Loretta Sanchez managed to oust GOP Rep. Bob Dornan,...
  • Vigil tonight for failed illegal immigrant student act

    09/27/2010 3:42:21 PM PDT · by South40 · 16 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 9/27/2010 | CINDY CARCAMO
    SANTA ANA – Supporters of a bill that would have granted U.S. residency to students and military hopefuls in the country illegally expect about 100 people to attend a vigil scheduled for Monday night in Santa Ana. The 6:30 p.m. event at Sasscer Park comes on the heels of last week's failed attempt to pass The DREAM Act—for Development, Relief and Education for Minor Aliens. The act would give those who qualify a pathway to U.S. citizenship.
  • ...Nogales and Hermosillo (Mexico) Highway 15 Security Concerns

    05/12/2010 11:49:05 PM PDT · by Cindy · 6 replies · 293+ views
    Note: The following text SNIPPET is a quote: U.S. Consulate General Nogales issued the following Warden Message on May 11: This Warden Message is issued to encourage U.S. citizens to use extreme caution when traveling on Mexican Federal Highway 15 between Hermosillo and Nogales. A U.S. citizen disappeared early on May 3rd departing from his residence in Benjamin Hill, Sonora. His vehicle was found later that day in Santa Ana, and his remains were recovered May 8. He had been murdered. Based on further investigation, a general increased threat to travelers on the highway between Hermosillo and Nogales continues to...
  • U.S. extends travel warning to Mexico

    05/07/2010 2:27:53 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 19 replies · 863+ views
    CNN ^ | May 7, 2010
    Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. State Department on Thursday extended a travel warning that had been issued for Mexico because of the region's high level of drug and gang violence. The State Department warning also notes that the authorized departure of family members of U.S. government personnel from U.S. consulates in the northern Mexico border cities of Tijuana, Nogales, Ciudad Juarez, Nuevo Laredo, Monterrey and Matamoros has been extended. The State Department issued similar warnings in March and April. The Mexican government said in April that more than 22,700 people have been killed in drug-related violence since December 2006, when...
  • Montana AG launches probe of jail deal (Hardin and the American Police Force )

    10/01/2009 8:41:32 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 38 replies · 1,691+ views
    Missoulian ^ | Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:45 pm | MATTHEW BROWN
    In this Friday, Sept. 24, 2009 picture, Albert Peterson with the Two Rivers Authority stands outside an empty jail that Hardin, Mont. built for $27 million. The authority wants a California security company, American Police Force, to take over the facility. Michael Hilton pitched himself to the city as a military veteran turned private sector entrepreneur - a California defense contractor with extensive government contracts who promised to turn the rural city's empty jail into a cash cow. But now a much different picture of Hilton is emerging from public documents and interviews with his associates and legal adversaries. (AP...
  • Federal Judge to hear Obama Birth Certificate on the Merits!

    07/13/2009 8:48:39 PM PDT · by FARS · 870 replies · 34,704+ views
    Emails ^ | JULY 13TH, 2009 | Alan Peters
    Obama eligibility case will be heard on the merits !! Please distribute everywhere. At the hearing today at the Federal Court building in Santa Ana, Judge Carter reportedly said the following: 1. There will be a trial. 2. It will be heard on the merits. 3. Nothing will be dismissed on proceedural issues. 4. The trial will be expeditious, and the judge pledged to give case priority. 5. Being a former Marine he realizes the importance of having a Constitutionally qualified POTUS/CINC. 6. Judge stated that if Obama isn't Constitutionally qualifed he needs to leave the White House.
  • Opponents of Barack Obama's presidency claim small court victory

    07/14/2009 10:06:12 AM PDT · by ckilmer · 24 replies · 1,402+ views
    LATimes ^ | 9:26 PM | July 13, 2009 | Tami Abdollah in Santa Ana
    Supporters of a case that disputes the legitimacy of Barack Obama's presidency claimed a small victory today when U.S. District Judge David O. Carter told them to fix their paperwork and that he would listen to "the merits" of their case. But others present for the hearing Monday at the federal courthouse in Santa Ana stressed that the case remains a long way from ever getting a full airing in court and may never get to that point.
  • Eligibility arguments to get court hearing

    07/13/2009 7:36:00 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 29 replies · 1,289+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 13, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    In what ultimately could prove to be a turning point in the legal challenges to Barack Obama's eligibility to be president, a federal judge in California has planned a hearing on the merits of a federal court case raising those questions. According to attorney Orly Taitz, who is working on multiple cases alleging Obama is a "usurper" because he doesn't meet the constitutional requirement that only a "natural born citizen" can be president, U.S. District Judge David O. Carter ruled in a hearing today that her case will move forward. (READ MORE AT LINK)
  • Santa Ana Tea Party Video & Photos

    04/17/2009 1:25:43 PM PDT · by InterceptPoint · 7 replies · 581+ views
    Vanity Report ^ | April 17, 2009 | Interceptpoint
    I've posted a video of the Santa Ana California Tea Party Rally that was held on Tax Day - April 15th 2009 on YouTube. The video runs about 9 minutes. If the YouTube servers are not too busy and you have a fast enough connection you can watch it in HD. Here is the Youtube link: Santa Ana Tea Party Video I've also posted photos of the rally on a Picasa site. Here is the link for the photos.Santa Ana Tea Party Photos
  • Afghan National Indicted for Alleged Ties To Terrorists - Los Angeles (Osama bin Laden)

    02/21/2009 5:31:28 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 3 replies · 535+ views
    Federal officials said this morning they have indicted an Afghan national for lying about his alleged ties to terrorists in a bid to fraudulently obtain a U.S. passport. Ahmadullah Sais Niazi, 34, who was arrested without incident this morning at his Tustin residence by members of the joint terrorism task force, was named in a five-count indictment returned Feb. 11 by a federal grand jury. The indictment, unsealed this morning, alleges Niazi hid associations with “Specially Designated Global Terrorists,” groups including Al Qaeda, Hizb-i-Islami and the Taliban, when he
  • Student Files Lawsuit Against Teacher for Anti-Christian Comments

    12/17/2007 7:53:11 PM PST · by khnyny · 43 replies · 429+ views
    The DC Examiner ^ | December 13, 2007
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (Map, News) - A high school student and his parents have filed a lawsuit against a teacher, accusing him of making offensive comments in class about Christianity. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Santa Ana claims teacher James Corbett of demonstrating "a sense of hostility toward religion" that caused Christian students at Capistrano Valley High School to "feel ostracized and treated as second-class citizens." Chad Farnan, 16, claims his constitutional rights were violated and wants Corbett removed from the classroom. "The teacher is a representative of the state and the Constitution requires government neutrality toward...
  • The Slow Death of Traditional Journalism [a reporter's layoff, tears and questions]

    08/06/2007 8:17:06 PM PDT · by freedomdefender · 18 replies · 468+ views
    OC Source ^ | August 2 2007 | OC Source
    It came suddenly and I don’t think anyone expected it, but it happened. I was surprised. More to the point, I was deeply saddened by the result. As I was typing my notes into the computer, I was oblivious about what was going on around me. I was too caught up in my own work to even notice. But then I saw her crying and embracing her former co-workers. I already knew what happened. Her work area is now empty. The stacks of papers, files and stationery that found a home on her desk are gone. The news clips and...
  • Message to Santa Ana: For a Better Job, Learn English

    05/26/2007 10:45:54 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 20 replies · 925+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Saturday, May 26, 2007 | Sonya Geis
    SANTA ANA, Calif. -- "Two jobs?" blares a poster at a bus shelter here. The words are in Spanish over a picture of a tired-looking Hispanic woman in a janitor's uniform. "Work and Work but You Still Can't Get Ahead?" reads another ad on a bus shelter down the street. At the bottom, the small print: "Free English classes . . . in 60 locations. The ads are part of an unusual campaign by the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce to spur the city's 150,000 immigrants to learn English. Here in the most Latino big city in the country --...

    01/20/2007 6:56:30 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 25 replies · 708+ views
    Accuweather ^ | 133 PM PST SAT JAN 20 2007 | HORTON of the NWS
  • Our upcoming vacation in Southern California

    12/27/2006 4:56:20 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 57 replies · 1,126+ views
    December 27, 2006 | Charlie Henrickson
    Friday morning (Dec. 29), my wife and I and our 11-year-old daughter fly out to Orange County, California, for eight days of vacation. We'll be staying in Santa Ana. I'm looking for some tips, ideas, suggestions on things to do and see. The people we're staying with live about ten minutes from Disneyland, and they've got a year-round pass we can use. I understand there's a second Disney theme park there now, too--California Adventure? Our 11-y.o. daughter loves animals and wants to be a marine biologist someday. So we're thinking a day or two in San Diego would be good:...
  • Santa Ana Unified adds third week to schools' winter break

    12/18/2006 9:45:40 AM PST · by DigitalVideoDude · 39 replies · 1,189+ views
    The ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER ^ | Monday, December 18, 2006 | FERMIN LEAL
    District wants to accommodate families who travel to Mexico and Central America during the holiday season. SANTA ANA – For the Pineda family, a two-week winter break is just too short. Miguel and Anabeth, and their two children from Washington Elementary, use that time off from school each year to visit grandparents and other family spread across three states in Mexico. "It's just a lot of traveling to fit into two weeks," Miguel Pineda said. "We didn't want the children to miss school so we just deal with it." But this year, Santa Ana Unified gave the family an unexpected...
  • Each Mexican State to Be Showcased at Independence Day Parade in Santa Ana

    09/16/2006 8:15:55 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 5 replies · 253+ views
    LA TIMES ^ | 16 SEPTEMBER 2006 | Jennifer Delson
    Groups representing every state in Mexico will parade through the streets of Santa Ana today to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. The parade, which attracted more than 50,000 spectators last year, is a trip from the jungles of Chiapas to the fair of San Marcos" in Aguascalientes state, said Socorro Sarmiento, a representative of the Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana. "It is a way to know Mexico without going all the way there."
  • Police call for help at protest (Santa Ana, CA) -

    03/27/2006 1:20:45 PM PST · by So Cal Rocket · 30 replies · 1,857+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | Monday, March 27, 2006 | By JOHN McDONALD
    Student protest is against U.S. immigration policy. Students demonstrating against an immigration bill reportedly threw bottles and rocks at police in Santa Ana, prompting a call for more officers. Elsewhere, marches were peaceful. Student protests grew tense in Santa Ana today when isolated reports of protesters throwing bottles and rocks at police drew a call by officers on the scene for help, police said. Santa Ana police were reinforced by investigators and officers from other cities and some wore helmets but they were not attired in riot gear, said Santa Ana police Commander Alan Caddell. At Anaheim City Hall, about...
  • Houston's new soccer team to change their name(Texas Independence Offends Hispanics!)

    02/15/2006 11:17:41 AM PST · by FFIGHTER · 37 replies · 2,639+ views
    ABC 13 News ^ | 2-14-2006 | Elma Barrera
    They're less than two months from taking the field, but the team known as Houston 1836 may soon change its name. The 1836 is the team which used to be the San Jose Earthquakes, but the new name is causing a little controversy here in Houston. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Also on Send news tips | RSS | ABC13 E-lert | Info mentioned on air | Search -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What's in a name? Apparently a lot since Major League Soccer announced that the San Jose Earthquakes were coming to Houston and would be called Houston 1836. "People have been very sincere. Some...