Author Archives: Editor

How to read your property tax bill

By Jon Coupal| Thanks to Proposition 13, property tax bills are less scary in California than they are in a lot of other states. Homeowners in Illinois and New Jersey, just to cite two examples, have been known to let … Continue reading

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Listen to the ‘Yes on 6′ rally held yesterday on Orangethorpe

John and Ken broadcast their entire four-hour show live on KFI Radio:

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QuickTake: 39th Congressional District candidates Kim and Cisneros in heated TV debate

39th Congressional District candidates Young Kim (R) and Gil Cisneros (D) traded barbs during a debate on the Inside OC show hosted by Rick Reiff which aired last Sunday on PBS. Both are vying to replace Rep. Ed Royce (R), … Continue reading

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The public pension bomb

Steven Malanga and Dan DiSalvo of the Manhattan Institute join John Stossel to talk about America’s underfunded government-pension systems—the costs of which are consuming larger portions of state and city tax revenues, squeezing budgets, and limiting vital public services (as … Continue reading

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TODAY: ‘Yes on 6′ rally to repeal the gas tax on Orangethorpe

KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken will be broadcasting live today from 2-6:00 pm from Active Auto Body on the border of Fullerton and Anaheim. The address is 94 East Orangethorpe Avenue (see map below); it’s right next … Continue reading

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Tonight: PBS ‘Frontline’ episode looks at the public pension crisis

There will be a PBS Frontline episode tonight on “the role of state governments and Wall Street in driving America’s public pensions into a multi-trillion-dollar hole.” It concentrates on  Kentucky and examines “the broader consequences for teachers, police, firefighters and … Continue reading

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4th Supervisorial District candidate forum slated for Thursday at CSUF

CSUF is hosting a ​4th Supervisorial District Candidate Forum this Thursday, October 25, from 6:00-7:30 pm featuring Fullerton Mayor Doug Chaffee and La Habra Mayor Tim Shaw. The event will be free, but parking will cost you $8.00. WHERE: California … Continue reading

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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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