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Santa Ana mayor concedes to Political Reform Act violations in deal
Santa Ana mayor concedes to Political Reform Act violations in deal

The longtime mayor of Santa Ana has agreed to pay $13,000 to settle accusations that he profited from a real estate deal with an auto parts dealer and then voted to make the business owner the city's exclusive contractor. In accepting the settlement negotiated with the enforcement division of the Fair Political Practices Commission, Miguel Pulido admitted six violations of the Political Reform Act. The commission will vote May 21 on whether to accept the settlement, which resulted from a joint investigation with the Orange County district attorney's office. Pulido has been under threat of criminal charges, but the statute of limitations passed in January, according to a legal...

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