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The FPPC finally lowers the boom

By Jon Coupal | This column has, over the last several years, exposed multiple examples of government entities using taxpayer dollars for political advocacy, a practice that is clearly illegal under both state and federal law.  The free speech clauses … 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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Watch last night’s city council meeting

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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 . . . … Continue reading

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Once again, California Prop. 13 is ‘on the table’

By Jon Coupal | In the contest to see who will be California’s next governor, political pollsters haven’t given Republican John Cox much of a chance of prevailing over former San Francisco mayor and current Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. After … Continue reading

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Watch Tuesday night’s LWV city council candidates forum

Tuesday evening, the League of Women Voters of North Orange County sponsored a forum featuring candidates running for Fullerton City Council in Districts 3 and 5. It was held in the council chambers at City Hall and recorded by the … Continue reading

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Forum for Fullerton School Board candidates is tonight at 6:00 pm

The League of Women Voters is hosting its final Candidate Forum tonight for those seeking election to the Fullerton School District Board of Trustees. It will be held in the district’s board room, 1401 West Valencia Drive, beginning at 6:00 … Continue reading

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QuickTake: Pathways of Hope withdraws homeless housing proposal

According to a story this morning  on the Voice of OC website, Pathways of Hope has withdrawn its application to build 80 units of permanent supportive housing for the homeless on city-owned land located at Commonwealth and Basque Avenues. Read the … Continue reading

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Forum for city council candidates is Tuesday at 6:00 pm

The League of Women Voters is hosting its second of three Candidate Forums tomorrow evening for those seeking election to the Fullerton City Council. It will be held in the council chambers of Fullerton City Hall, 303 W. Commonwealth Avenue, … Continue reading

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Proposition 6 is a grassroots initiative

By Jon Coupal | Proposition 6 is an initiative measure appearing on the ballot less than one month from now that would repeal the tax hike on gasoline and cars imposed by Sacramento politicians last year without a vote of … Continue reading

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