An Uneven Start to a New Era in Garden Grove

In the year since his upset victory in last November’s mayoral election, Bao Nguyen has brought new voices and more transparency to City Hall. But along the way he’s rankled his council colleagues and been called politically naive.

Calls for More Openness in Santa Ana

The Santa Ana Coalition for Better Government, a grassroots
group of residents and business owners, held its first community
forum last week and discussed, among other things, the lack of
transparency at City Hall.