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.

He Won’t Toe the Family Line

Jose Pulido says his family’s auto care shop gets no benefit
from a downtown assessment tax that funds Downtown Inc. His brother
— and mayor of Santa Ana — has been a champion of the booster
organization.

John Moorlach and His Long Shots

Supervisor gets the last laugh after praying for the Netherlands to beat Brazil in the World Cup. He’s hoping for similar luck with the county’s lawsuit against the deputies union.