Source: City of Santa Ana SANTA ANA (May 19,2014) – The public is invited to join the City Manager, Mayor and members of City Council for a special live telecast of Telemundo’s National News Program “Noticiero Telemundo” with host José Díaz-Balart, one of the most respected voices in Hispanic journalism in the United States. The… Read More Telemundo News to do a live taping Downtown
Santa Ana College math teacher Hao-Nien Q. Vu was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post to discuss the launch of a new voice from the Vietnamese community called Vietnam Right Now. To read a contribution to Santaniego by Hao-Nien Vu, click here. Click here for the original Huffington Post with Hao-Nien Vu.
The Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana has for the longest time needed more space. They finally moved their headquarters to a larger, two-story space at 2100 E. 4th Street, where they reopened on November 4th. The new consulate office is near the corner of 4th and Golden Circle Drive on the south side and before… Read More Mexican Consulate in Santa Ana Moves to 2100 E. Fourth St.
Art is tied to politics. Some of the greatest works of art have messages tied to all kinds of political topics including social justice, economic disparity, economic policies and history, just to name very few topics. Politics are not only present in visual art, where they perhaps are most evident, but also in musical art.… Read More Commentary: Arts in Politics and Vice Versa
By Hao-Nien Q. Vu For the original article, and for more on the author, click here. Used by permission. What happens when a private party wants to hold an event and the city says, if you want to do it, you have to pay $75,000 a year, for 5 years, to this other private entity, because two… Read More Garden Grove council members demand pay-to-play, Tet Festival refuses
Oliver Zavala and yours truly present the Arte Santa Ana podcast. In it we go over Latino arts in Santa Ana and beyond, with related issues. In episode 1 we talk arts in the downtown, business, demographics, folk, pop and high culture, and more. For more visit http://www.arte-santa-ana.org Coming soon to iTunes. Available through RSS… Read More The Arte Santa Ana Podcast is Now Live
For a preview of an article that I contributed to the Santa Ana Register that debuts tomorrow, click here. The Register informs: The Santa Ana Register is a new weekly newspaper covering the city of Santa Ana. It will be delivered Thursdays to Orange County Register subscribers. To subscribe, call customer service at 1-877-627-7009. In… Read More The Santa Ana Register Returns as a Weekly, Starting Tomorrow
The Los Angeles Times drops the term “illegal immigrant” from its writing in a sign of true progressive thought. L.A. is not first in doing so, they’re following the New York Times’ and the Associated Press’ lead. The Times’ Deirdre Edgar says, The Los Angeles Times has announced new guidelines for covering immigration. The goal… Read More L.A. Times Drops “Illegal Immigrant”
In a city that is overwhelmingly Latino (upwards of over 80 percent) it becomes necessary for the majority to be reflected in the city’s decision making. Santa Ana is in need of a true organic growth from within, and not from unmeasured transplantation from without. One area where Latinos are grossly under-represented is in business.… Read More Santa Ana: In Need of a Real Renaissance