This year, revelers had three major Tet festivals to choose from to help ring in the lunar new year. Parades in Garden Grove and Westminster, with the Garden Grove parade new this year, were the result of a split in leadership, but not a split in loyalties by the community.
Council members at the beginning of the meeting unanimously agreed to drop discussion on the deal for now, hours after Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mary Strobel ruled the Council could vote to approve the agreement but couldn’t finalize it before the end of the year.
Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do and Santa Ana Councilwoman Michelle Martinez finished less than 400 votes apart in the race for the First District supervisorial seat. The two will face each other in the November general election.
The state political watchdog has opened an investigation into donations solicited by Supervisor Andrew Do for statues at Mile Square Park. The investigation was sparked by a complaint from one of Do’s opponents in the race for his supervisorial seat.
Just over a year ago, State Sen. Janet Nguyen gave her full-throated support to Andrew Do during his successful run for county supervisor. Now, as Do runs for re-election, Nguyen is launching attacks against him.