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Santa Ana mayor under investigation in real estate deal
Santa Ana mayor under investigation in real estate deal

Santa Ana’s longtime mayor is under investigation for his relationship with an auto parts business owner, to whom the mayor sold a piece of downtown property and then voted in favor of giving an exclusive city contract. As part of his real estate transaction, Mayor Miguel Pulido also purchased a home from the auto parts business owner at more than $200,000 below fair market value, according to property records. Pulido later sold the home in Westminster for a $197,000 profit. The Fair Political Practices Commission notified Pulido last week that it had opened a conflict-of-interest investigation into the matter. The letter is dated Feb. 18. Pulido and his family members...

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