Author Archives: Editor

The California gas tax and the outrageous tactics to keep it

By Jon Coupal | A few weeks ago this column addressed the issue of polling and how it can be manipulated and, even when it is not manipulated, how wrong it can be.  Still, candidates, consultants and the media do … 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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After all these years, liberals are still wrong about Proposition 13

By Jon Coupal | Forty years ago this week, California voters began the modern tax revolt movement that spread across America like wildfire. The idea that citizens could take back control from an overreaching government helped to propel Ronald Reagan … Continue reading

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After 40 years, Proposition 13 still protects California taxpayers

By Joel Fox| The Proposition 13 tax revolt was more than an uprising against out-of-control property taxes. Passed by voters 40 years ago Wednesday, Proposition 13 survives in deep-blue California because it stands as a strong symbol not only about … Continue reading

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A talking cow provided comic relief

Among all the mind-numbing political ads on television over the past few weeks, one 10-second spot stood out for its comic relief:

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Farewell to the 2018 ‘Jungle Primary’

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Watch last night’s city council meeting

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Newman is recalled, Chang wins replacement election

State Senator Josh Newman was recalled yesterday by a vote of 55,539 to 37,850 (50.5% to 40.5%). Winner of the replacement election was Ling Ling Chang with a commanding 34.2% of the vote. Here are the results (minus some mail … Continue reading

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Today vote for Bruce Whitaker for State Senate

The special recall election for State Senate District 29 is different from all the other competitive races on the ballot. It consists of two parts: First, you have to vote on whether or not to recall Josh Newman; then you … Continue reading

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Tonight’s city council meeting agenda (note early start time)

Due to today’s primary election, the meeting time has been moved up to 5:00 pm. To read or download tonight’s detailed council meeting agenda, please click here (pdf). The public participation portion of this meeting will begin at 5:00 with presentations … Continue reading

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