Thomas Gordon

  • News

    September 16, 2010

    Vote-Splitting Plot In Santa Ana

    [Moxley Confidential] Sal Tinajero says he has proof his opponent and former opponent were in cahoots

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    UPDATED: Sal Tinajero Says He Has Proof of Vote-Splitting Plot in Santa Ana

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyCouncilman Sal Tinajero​Except for me and Sal Tinajero, the oversized, second-floor debate classroom at Fullerton Union High School was empty. Newspaper clips hailing Tinajero's success as a teacher (he was named National Teacher of the Year in 2005 by Hispanic magazi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2010

    The Primary Documents in Santa Ana's Latest Commissioner War

    Martinez: Executor of her own Friday Afternoon Massacre​Only in the Banana Republic of SanTana do the appointment and dismissal of commissioners who oppose the reign of Mayor-for-Life Don Papi Pulido turn into nasty, bare-knuckle knockdowns that make Bell politics seem absolutely Mayberry by compa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2008

    Papi Pulido Reads Emails!

    For the past five years, we've come to expect no response from longtime SanTana mayor Papi Pulido whenever the Weekly is working on a story involving the city. So have other longtime activists who approach him in public for a word, a murmur of acknowledgment about their concerns but come away disapp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    This is What Measure D Will Bring To Santa Ana

    Today, SanTana voters will vote on Measure D, a ballot initiative that proposes to extend term limits from two four-year terms to three and whose supporters have waged one of the most misleading campaigns since the Iraq War. We won't know if Measure D passes until tonight, but one thing is certain: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines. No Surprises: Carona Giuliani?

    What do Mike Carona and Rudy Giuliani have in common? Ties to former cocaine smuggler Florida billionaire Hank Asher, reports ABC News: Asher, aka H.A. in the indictment, allegedly gave Carona's wife (and former Assistant Sheriff George Jaramillo's wife) a $15,000 diamond-studded gold Cartier watch ... 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 >>