Santa Ana Mayor – Miguel Pulido in Federal Lawsui for Aiding Pot Clubs In Return For Cash

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According to a federal lawsuit filed today, Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido conspired to derail a grassroots marijuana initiative in the city while soliciting cash from existing pot clubs who the Mayor allegedly promised winning slots in a Feb. 5 city-sponsored marijuana dispensary lottery. The lawsuit claims the payments were used to pay for gathering […]

Hawthorne Residents Asked Mayor Chris Brown To Resign From Office

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Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown’s personal financial struggles and accused misuse of funds took center stage at a Hawthorne City Council meeting Tuesday night. Speaking to an empty chair, residents called for Brown to resign. He owes $17,000 in back rent at his apartment, according to attorney Dennis Block, who represents the owner of the condo […]

Gardena councilman arrested on suspicion of child molestation

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A Gardena city councilman who cited poor health when he resigned from his post this week was arrested today on suspicion of child molestation. Oscar Medrano Jr., 47, who is married and has five children, was arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under 14, deputies said. Sheriff’s detectives took him […]

Dave Roberts scandal

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SAN DIEGO — County Supervisor Dave Roberts stands accused by former aides of misusing government resources, an “attempted bribe” and of having an improper relationship with his driver. He’s staring at the prospect of lawsuits and contending with an investigation by the district attorney. He’s in the middle of a scandal that’s threatening to sink […]

Westminster City Councilman Arrested in DUI

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Westminster City Councilman Andy Quach, a convicted drunken driver, was arrested on suspicion of DUI after hitting a fenced apartment complex entryway, the CHP said Monday. Quach, 42, was in his 2003 Mercedes-Benz when he hit the fence at 10 a.m. in the 15000 block of Brookhurst Street in Westminster, the California Highway Patrol said […]

Commerce City Council Candidates Diaz, Rebollo, and Rodriguez’ Campaigns Managed by Ex-Felon

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Hews Media Group-Community News has learned that Commerce City Council candidates John Diaz, Oralia Rebollo and Sonia Rodriguez’ election campaigns are being managed by long-time political operative and convicted felon Angel Gonzales. In addition, according to sources, several campaign pieces have been mailed to residents of Commerce containing out-right lies about the three candidate’s qualifications. […]