Stanton, Sheriff at Odds Over Cuts

City leaders say they must cut more than $1 million from their contract with the department. Sheriff’s officials say cut endangers public safety.

Santa Ana Steps Back From the Brink

Interim City Manager Paul Walters says the city, facing possible bankruptcy a few months ago, could have a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year — maybe even a little extra.

Does Bankruptcy Await Santa Ana?

Although city officials and union leaders say they can reduce
the city’s $30-million budget deficit, bankruptcy is being
whispered more often these days in City Hall.