See Update No. 3 at the bottom of Page 2 on Ross Ornelas, the brother of the suspect, identifying himself as the one who turned Robert Ornelas in to authorities. Update No. 2 on page 2 has more details on the evidence and possible federal child porn charges coming. Update No. 1 on the next page deta ... More >>
Earlier today, I posted on Frank Cabada of Santa Ana's Hector Godinez Fundamental High School being among six Latino high school seniors from around the country honored this morning by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation in Beverly Hills. It's unlikely Cabada, a math and engineering whiz, would have ... More >>
Eric Cocoletzi's publication sings the praises of Orange County's seat—all of it
Child molesters, Shaheen Sadeghi, serial killers, Dana Rohrabacher and so many more!
Concerned parents of students at a Santa Ana charter school received few answers about the principal's recent leave of absence when they met with school officials for two hours Monday afternoon.Kitty Fortner was placed on administrative leave from Edward B. Cole, Sr. Academy about three weeks ago ... More >>
John Rodriguez, tried for stroking his penis at girls walking to school and grabbing one of them, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges today and was sentenced to a year in jail, five years of probation and lifetime registration as a sex offender.The 6-foot-1, 350-pound, 20-year-old dental assist ... More >>
UPDATE, SEPT. 8, 10:55 A.M.: Due to media coverage of the indecent exposure charges against John Rodriguez, a fifth female has come forward to accuse the 20-year-old Santa Ana dental assistant of flashing his penis at her as she walked to school, prosecutors say.Rodriguez, who is scheduled to be ... More >>
The nonprofit community center got a last-minute extension, but its supporters are still crying 'gentrification'
Looking back at 2010 on our news blog, one Top 10 List at a time
* based on state rankingsEarlier today, we ranked the top 10 public middle schools in Orange County based on the California Department of Education's just-released Academic Performance Index (API) rankings.Since Santa Ana Unified School District schools took up the bottom four rungs on the list ... More >>
A guide to Santa Ana's ambitious, conflict-of-interest-y downtown-redevelopment plan
Google is great, really: a couple of random searches, and voila! You have a media critique. At least that's how Dave Pierre, author of The Media Report and a contributor to NewsBusters, operates with my recent LA Times opinion piece bashing Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown. Under the h ... More >>
Lopez rises from political graveyard to lead immigrants againbut will he harm more than heal?
Four ways to make Santa Ana the capital of Latino USA
And some we regret
State investigates Placentia case that
OC grand jury said was legal
Register, Times sing of an Anaheim and Santa Ana Renaissancebut where are the Pietas?
The faithful worship Lopez
How a multibillion-dollar corporation played the victim and got its liquor license
Not full of hot air
Campaign to organize janitors kicks off in Irvine
Linda Sanchez becomes first Latina to head OC labor movement
County school board trustee Ken Williams joins the Reverend Lou Sheldon for good, old-fashioned gay-baiting