It is a real shame that the folks who produce the Memorial Day events at Santa Ana Cemetery and at Fairhave Memorial Park can’t work together and hold their events at different times. Instead, the Santa Ana Cemetery Memorial Day event began today at 10 a.m. and the Fairhaven event began a half hour later, at 10:30 a.m.
A larger crowd showed up at Fairhaven whereas Santa Ana Cemetery was awash in Republican politicans and even a descendant of the Confederates.
State Senator Lou Correa was also at the Fairhaven event, but he was the only Democratic elected official. The Republican politicians included Supervisor Janet Nguyen, Supervisor Bill Campbell, Congressman Ed Royce, Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, and Tustin Mayor Pro Tem John Nielsen. Continue reading