I was going to wait a week for the next Santa Ana Political Chismes column, but I have some more Chismes and they need to get posted now, so here we go:
- Sources tell me that the Santa Ana City Council announced at their special meeting on Thursday night that they are indeed suspending the search for a new City Manager for at least a few months. Apparently four of the Council Members voted to suspend the search. Not sure who voted that way but I guess it is a moot point.
- Councilwoman Michele Martinez brought a birthday cake for Councilman David Benavides to tonight’s special session of the Santa Ana City Council. The Council enjoyed the moment in the midst of all their deliberating.
- The demonstration that was supposed to happen at Monday’s City Council meeting has been called off. Sources tell me that whoever was targeting Alvarez has since decided to back off. Continue reading