A hearing is scheduled Wednesday morning on a preliminary injunction against Santa Ana's Townsend Gang, the 13th Orange County street gang to face such sanctions.
Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas and Commander Tammy Franks offered inanities when asked by community members last November if the po-po was looking to place a gang injunction that would affect the Townsend Street barrio in central SanTana. "We are constantly looking at data related to all our ho ... More >>
Janet Jimenez, a 17-year-old from Santa Ana, was riding in a car late Friday with friends when someone fired into the vehicle, striking her in the upper torso and killing her.
Last night, SanTana Police Department (SAPD) Commander Tammy Franks and Assistant District Attorney Tracy Rinauro talked to a community gathering about the city's sole gang injunction: the one affecting Santa Nita street gang, enacted in 2006. But residents and community groups didn't gather to deba ... More >>
As part of the investigation into last month's child rape that has rocked Santa Ana, the police department released an artist rendering of the attacker and later a generic photograph of the type of vehicle he was seen driving. Now, the Santa Ana Police Department has released an image of what detect ... More >>
The plaintiffs have a chance of overturning Proposition 8 if they can show that animus or impermissible moral disapproval motivated California's same-sex marriage ban, so the defendants have denied assertions that faith animus was their guiding principle.That got some GLBT activists wondering ho ... More >>
Don Papi Pulido: No wabs in my domain!This story's a hoot: I know a wab who bought into SanTana's ritzy Floral Park neighborhood last year--you know, the exclusive neighborhood that holds a segregated Halloween each year and was created specifically as a refuge for Whites. Made his money the legi ... More >>
First of three parts... There are political hacks, and then there is SanTana councilmember Carlos Bustamante, the Orange County Republican Party's Great Brown Hope and a man who seemingly never met a political donation he didn't accept and subsequently vote for his donor's interests. Seriously, peo ... More >>
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