Monthly Archives: October 2011

John & Ken broadcast from Fullerton to support council recall

Orange County Register | Radio personalities “John and Ken” broadcast their popular drive-time show just steps from City Hall on Wednesday, drumming up support for a recall campaign aimed at three City Council members because of perceptions of their handling … Continue reading

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Fullerton settles sexual assault suit against former police officer for $350,000

Orange County Register | The city will pay a total of $350,000 to two women who say they were sexually assaulted by a Fullerton police officer, the city attorney announced Tuesday night. The officer, Albert Rincon, is no longer employed … Continue reading

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35% of city’s full-time employees paid more than $100,000/year

Orange County Register | Twenty six percent of Fullerton city workers earned more than $100,000 in total compensation in 2009 — and seven earned more than $200,000, according to figures from the state controller’s office. Average total compensation for all 1,013 … Continue reading

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An interview with Bruce Whitaker on the issue of who controls the police

Full Disclosure Network interviews Fullerton City Council Member Bruce Whitaker, who describes how his efforts were stonewalled by the city bureaucracy when he sought to get to the truth regarding the death of Kelly Thomas, who was beaten to death … Continue reading

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KTLA: Council member Whitaker says police chief violated his contract by living in San Clemente

Chief Michael Sellers, who is currently on medical leave, never moved to Fullerton as required by his employment contract. KTLA’s David Begnaud’s filed this report Thursday night: SAN CLEMENTE — Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers, who has been on medical … Continue reading

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Petitions send West Coyote Hills project back to council

Orange County Register | Opponents trying to repeal the City Council’s approval of the 760-home West Coyote Hills development collected enough valid signatures on the second two of four petitions to have the project decided by voters, City Clerk Lucinda … Continue reading

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KCBS/KCAL: Police chief extends his leave of absence, again, amid scandal

Fullerton’s embattled police chief Michael Sellers is extending his leave of absence once again and taxpayers are getting tired of footing the bill. Stacey Butler reports: (If the video is not appearing below, click here.)

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Federal judge reprimands Fullerton police department

Los Angeles Times | The Fullerton Police Department, already reeling from criminal charges filed against two officers in the death of a homeless man, has been reprimanded by a federal judge for allowing a police officer to return to patrol … Continue reading

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