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Fullerton City Hall is closed today for another three-day weekend

City Hall Closure Dates and Observed Holidays 2018 January –1*, 12, 26 February – 9, 19*, 23 March – 9, 23 April – 6, 20 May – 4, 18, 28* June – 1, 15, 29 July – 4*, 13, 27 August … Continue reading

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Decision on ‘California rule’ will impact who rules California

By Jon Coupal | On its surface, the case heard last Wednesday by the California Supreme Court in CalFire Local 2881 vs. CalPERS doesn’t seem that important. At issue is the so-called “California Rule,” an obscure legal doctrine relating to … Continue reading

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Ex-Fullerton police chief Hendricks and captain charged with battery

Source: KABC-TV

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Paulette Chaffee charged with petty theft by District Attorney

A story was just posted by Voice of OC reporters Spencer Custodio and Nick Gerda: Orange County prosecutors on Friday charged Paulette Chaffee – who ran for Fullerton City Council this year and is married to incoming county Supervisor Doug … Continue reading

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City prevails in West Coyote Hills case

Once again, the Friends of Coyote Hills organization has been unsuccessful in a court challenge to the development being planned for West Coyote Hills. Read the 15-page appellate court ruling here (pdf): FRIENDS OF COYOTE HILLS v. CITY OF FULLERTON … Continue reading

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Water rate study session tonight at 7:00 pm

The Water Rate Ad-Hoc Committee will hold a study session this evening at 7:00 pm in the Community Room of the Fullerton Public Library, 353 West Commonwealth Avenue (see map below). All ratepayers (Fullerton residents) are invited to attend tonight’s meeting … Continue reading

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Tonight’s city council meeting agenda

To read or download tonight’s detailed council meeting agenda, please click here (pdf). The public participation portion of the meeting begins at 6:30 with presentations and awards. Actual city business normally doesn’t start until 7:00 or 7:30 . . . or … Continue reading

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HJTA’s 2018 scorecard identifies taxpayer allies, foes

By Jon Coupal | In 2018, perhaps scared off by the specter of an upcoming election and the recall of state Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, the California Legislature approved no new taxes for only the second time in the last … Continue reading

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Fullerton City Hall is closed today for another three-day weekend

City Hall Closure Dates and Observed Holidays 2018 January –1*, 12, 26 February – 9, 19*, 23 March – 9, 23 April – 6, 20 May – 4, 18, 28* June – 1, 15, 29 July – 4*, 13, 27 August … Continue reading

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California taxpayers give thanks but worry about the future

By Jon Coupal | In this season of Thanksgiving, taxpayers in California have reason to pause when asked for what they are thankful. Considering the costly plans of the newly elected Legislature and governor, taxpayers may be most grateful for … Continue reading

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