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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 2000 | TINA BORGATTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For four years, Sal Tinajero has been on the front lines in Santa Ana's schools. A middle-school teacher on a shoestring budget, he has tried to create programs that inspire, overcome the challenges of overcrowding and show kids that education will get them somewhere in life. Next month the 29-year-old soldier of education will leap from the trenches into a general's role as an elected member of the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education.
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NEWS
December 22, 2002
Re "Group Sues to Block Lopez Recall Election," Dec. 13: Nativo Lopez, the incompetent and deceitful Santa Ana school board member, continues the campaign to derail his recall election set for Feb. 4. His previous attempts, such as trying to have the school board approve $30,000 of taxpayer money to investigate the matter, was rebuked by his colleagues after the district attorney did not find any wrongdoing. A month ago, he convinced his cronies on the board, Sal Tinajero and John Palacios, to approve a resolution asking the legislators to launch an investigation into the matter.
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OPINION
November 24, 2002
Re "Trustees Seek Probe of Lopez Recall Effort," Nov. 13: Nativo Lopez is sweating his last days on the Santa Ana school board. The defeat of Nadia Davis, who frequently voted with the incompetent and perceived corrupt majority, has John Palacio, Sal Tinajero and Lopez searching for a legislative intervention for the recall set Feb. 4. The district attorney found no evidence of fraud. Neither did the Orange County registrar of voters, who certified more than 9,000 signatures. State lawmakers and Atty.
OPINION
November 24, 2002
Re "Trustees Seek Probe of Lopez Recall Effort," Nov. 13: Nativo Lopez is sweating his last days on the Santa Ana school board. The defeat of Nadia Davis, who frequently voted with the incompetent and perceived corrupt majority, has John Palacio, Sal Tinajero and Lopez searching for a legislative intervention for the recall set Feb. 4. The district attorney found no evidence of fraud. Neither did the Orange County registrar of voters, who certified more than 9,000 signatures. State lawmakers and Atty.
NEWS
December 22, 2002
Re "Group Sues to Block Lopez Recall Election," Dec. 13: Nativo Lopez, the incompetent and deceitful Santa Ana school board member, continues the campaign to derail his recall election set for Feb. 4. His previous attempts, such as trying to have the school board approve $30,000 of taxpayer money to investigate the matter, was rebuked by his colleagues after the district attorney did not find any wrongdoing. A month ago, he convinced his cronies on the board, Sal Tinajero and John Palacios, to approve a resolution asking the legislators to launch an investigation into the matter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Candidates for an open seat on the Santa Ana Unified School District board must file an application with the district by Jan. 5. The seat was vacated when Sal Tinajero was elected to the City Council in November. The four remaining trustees will select an appointee to serve through December 2008. Applications are available at the district's public information office, 1601 E. Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana. Information: (714) 558-5555.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 2000 | Tina Borgatta, (714) 966-5982
A new member will take a seat on the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday. Sal Tinajero, a former middle school teacher in the district who was raised in Santa Ana, was the top vote-getter in last month's election. Tinajero, who replaces former board member Audrey Yamagata-Noji, will be sworn in along with Nativo Lopez and Rosemarie Avila, who won reelection. Agenda items include the appointment of architects for new high school construction and expansion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jose Alfredo Hernandez has been appointed to Santa Ana Unified School District's board of trustees, the district announced Wednesday. The appointment of Hernandez, 33, an attorney who has two children attending district schools, fills a vacancy created by Sal Tinajero's election to the City Council in November. Hernandez, who attended city schools and has been a substitute teacher in the district, was chosen for the five-member board from a field of 16 applicants.
SPORTS
October 14, 1988 | BILL ROBERTSON
After a 1-4 start, Saddleback High School got itself untracked in its Sea View League opener by defeating Newport Harbor, 28-14, Thursday night in front of 1,500 at Santa Ana Stadium. Saddleback (2-4, 1-0) scored 14 fourth-quarter points in a span of 2:36 late in the game to earn the victory. Newport Harbor is 1-5, 0-1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2002 | Daniel Yi, Times Staff Writer
Santa Ana school trustees voted 3 to 1 on Tuesday to ask state lawmakers and the attorney general to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by organizers of a campaign to recall board member Nativo V. Lopez. Recall supporters gathered enough signatures earlier this year to force a special election, scheduled for Feb. 4.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 2000 | TINA BORGATTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For four years, Sal Tinajero has been on the front lines in Santa Ana's schools. A middle-school teacher on a shoestring budget, he has tried to create programs that inspire, overcome the challenges of overcrowding and show kids that education will get them somewhere in life. Next month the 29-year-old soldier of education will leap from the trenches into a general's role as an elected member of the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Two days after a Santa Ana commissioner was removed from his post, two other city commissioners who had been criticized for comments on an Internet blog are resigning. Art Pedroza and Luis Rodriguez, both members of the Housing and Redevelopment Commission, gave notice Wednesday. The other commissioner, Thomas Gordon, was removed by the City Council on Monday. The three have been contributors to orangejuiceblog.com, which has been critical of the city government.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 2006 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Santa Ana has already been anointed the most Spanish-speaking city in the United States. Now, it is the largest U.S. city with an all-Latino city council. On Tuesday, three Latino candidates won seats on the city's seven-member council, joining four other Latino incumbents. According to the National Assn. of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, no other city with a population over 300,000 holds that distinction.
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