Sean Mill

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Bobby Joyce, OC Prep Hoops Legend and Former UNLV Runnin' Rebel, Arrested for Robbing Disabled Vietnam War Vet

    Santa Ana Police DepartmentJoyce​The news sickening everyone in Southern California that isn't the coming radiation plume is the robbery by two men of disabled Vietnam vet Michael Neil Shaurette as he waited in a Santa Ana bus stop in his wheelchair. It's a heinous crime, and the men who committed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    Rizzo: I've been sodomized!​Local news highlights include:Ex-Bell city manager says he is a rape victimIn case you haven't heard: Robert Rizzo, Bell's city manager who paid himself $1.5 million annually, was sexually assaulted. Yep, and Rizzo is naming names. The perpetrator? The LA Times, he says ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Downtown Santa Ana Loncheros Find an Ally Against Renaissance Plan

     Taco Man appreciates those who help his preparers...​ My cover story on Orange County loncheros sparked an outraged letter from Sean Mill, longtime SanTana activist, sometimes-blogger for the wonderfully libelous Orange Juice!, and current SanTana planning commissioner. What got his attentio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    Art Pedroza: An Appreciation

    For those of you Luddites who still rely solely on dead trees for news, the top three political blogs (in no order) are OC Blog, The Liberal OC, and Orange Juice!. Each roughly correspond to a local newspaper--OC Blog is conservative like the Orange County Register (except much more hackingly so), t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    Will Papi Pulido and His Buddy Vince Vote on the RSP?

    A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the Renaissance Blob, the strange cutout in SanTana's Renaissance Specific Plan that conveniently excluded the family businesses of Mayor Miguel "What's my Nickname?" Pulido and councilmember Vince Sarmiento from its boundaries. SanTana planning commissioner Sean ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    The Renaissance Blob

    A guide to Santa Ana's ambitious, conflict-of-interest-y downtown-redevelopment plan

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    The Renaissance Blob in Santa Ana's Redevelopment Plan

    Today, a chingo of SanTana residents met at State Senator Lou Correa's office to discuss the Renaissance Specific Plan, which seeks to transform the city's downtown in a good (according to proponents) or gentrifying-Mexicans-outta-there (says opponents) way. I'm sure the other SanTana blogs--specifi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    Renaissance Blob Didn't Always Exist

    Earlier today, we wrote about the Renaissance Blob, the strange drawing of boundaries in SanTana's Renaissance redevelopment plan that weaved around properties operated by the families of Mayor Miguel Pulido and councilmember Vince Sarmiento. In a comment, Liberal OC blogger/SanTana planning commiss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2007

    Best OC Media Battle of 2007...

    ...isn't the everlasting battle between the Weekly and Orange County Register, Register staff and the new publisher, or even the Hatfield-McCoy madness that happened at this rag earlier this year and still persists (read a coming Hey You! for further details!) but the fight between two of our favori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2007

    Orange Juice: Not From Concentrate

    The great telenovela that is the Orange Juice! blog (the Weekly's Best Blog for 2007) continues. A week after the SanTana city council booted Juicer Thomas Gordon from a gang commission, and colleagues Art Pedroza and Luis Rodriguez resigned in protest, longtime SanTana activist Sean Mill returned t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007

    Orange Juice Makes Weekly Look Smart

    A couple of weeks ago, this paper named the SanTana-leaning Orange Juice the county's best blog because it represents the best qualities of the blogosphere: scoops, jocularity, personality, with a bit of libel and bad graphics thrown in. And some paranoid arrogance, we thought, after bloggers Sean M ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 30, 2004
  • Columns

    March 18, 2004