6 Hot Debates to Watch This Week

Santa Ana’s mayor could face criminal prosecution and traffic congestion gets attention from regional officials.

DA Requests Great Park Documents

The Orange County District Attorney sent a letter seeking all documents related to the city’s forensic investigation into the park’s finances.

ICE Officials: Vargas Arrest Example of New Tactics

Feds say the arrest last week of Edgar Vargas on his way to court, where he was planning to allege police brutality, is a response to the newly implemented Trust Act. Immigrant advocates say ICE’s actions contradict the act’s intent.

Tax Collector Moves to Seize Pulido Family Business

The attempted eminent domain of Ace Muffler in the 1980s gave Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido a cause célèbre and launched his political career. Now, the government is again threatening to seize the business.