I just finished interviewing Santa Ana Councilwoman Michele Martinez for Red County Radio. We talked about her lonely battle to open up Santa Ana city government -- most recently by requesting that all council meetings be broadcast on television and over the Internet, and archived for five years on the city website.
Sounds reasonable. But it died for lack of a second and her colleagues found all manner of weaselly reasons to oppose it.
You can listen on the player below (the segment is about 15 minutes long).