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​Court orders secretary of state to justify bill manipulating recall election rules​

A controversial law aimed at delaying the recall election of Democratic state Sen. Josh Newman has been put on hold. Late today, the Court of Appeal issued an “Alternative Writ of Mandate” stating, in pertinent part, “Pending receipt of opposition … Continue reading

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Want to improve housing affordability? Increase the homeowners exemption

By Jon Coupal and Phillip Chen |  California is in a housing crisis. The cost of housing — both for purchase and rental housing — is too expensive. Ineffective public housing policies and anti-growth policies that impede even reasonable development … Continue reading

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

City Hall Closure Dates 2017 January – 1*, 2*, 13, 27 February – 10, 20*, 24 March – 10, 24 April – 7, 21 May – 5, 19, 29* June – 2, 16, 30 July – 4*, 14, 28 August – 11, … Continue reading

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More skulduggery by Democrats to protect Josh Newman

Media exposes collusion between lawyer for Democrats and an FPPC board member. In just the latest in a series of questionable maneuvers to protect Senator Josh Newman, the target of a recall by his constituents, it was revealed in a … Continue reading

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Another shady move by Sacramento Democrats to protect Josh Newman

By Jon Coupal | Last week, the ostensibly nonpartisan California Fair Political Practices Commission agreed to remove a long-standing campaign contribution limit so that Democrats could better fight an upcoming recall election against one of their own. And you thought … Continue reading

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Mayor Whitaker sends letter on behalf of city to Sen. Josh Newman opposing SB 714

The following letter from the City of Fullerton was sent yesterday to state Sen. Josh Newman opposing his legislation to put West Coyote Hills under state control, SB 714:  

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Council votes 4-1 to oppose state Sen. Josh Newman’s SB 714

The legislation would effectively be a state takeover of West Coyote Hills. After lengthy public comments and heated debate among members of the council Tuesday night, the vote was 4-1 to oppose SB 714 (authored by Sen. Josh Newman). Council … Continue reading

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The latest on the Josh Newman recall

From yesterday’s John and Ken radio show on KFI . . .

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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, 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 thereafter. And you can always … Continue reading

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