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New city manager selected

According to an announcement posted on the city’s website, Fullerton will soon have a new city manager: Ken Domer, who is currently the Assistant City Manager in Huntington Beach. He has served in that capacity since October of 2013. According … Continue reading

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Newman recall effort stymied by the Legislature

By Jon Coupal | Members of the California Legislature apparently believe they have the power to change outcomes they don’t like. This is like awarding the NBA Championship to Cleveland by retroactively mandating that all of Golden State’s three point … Continue reading

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The latest on the Newman recall signature campaign

Yesterday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken provided an update on the signature-gathering effort to recall state Senator Josh Newman. KGO Radio’ talk show host Carl DeMaio, the recall’s primary organizer, was their on-air guest:  

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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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Unable to fend off Newman recall, Democrats embrace banana republic tactics

By Steven Greenhut| California’s Democrats control just about everything in the state. They own every statewide constitutional office and have supermajorities in both houses of the Legislature. Heck, a news report this week revealed that Republicans have a majority of … Continue reading

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If you need a petition for the Newman recall

There has been a number of requests for recall petitions, so it seemed like a good idea to post information on how to get them. The easiest and fastest way is to go to the website FireJoshNewman.com. You can download … Continue reading

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Poll on gas tax sends a tremor through the political landscape

By Joel Fox | A tremor ran through the 2018 California elections with the release of the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll that shows widespread disdain for the recently passed gas tax and vehicle fees–even before collection of the … Continue reading

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Democrats push new election rules to help protect Josh Newman

Just when you think you’ve seen everything in California politics, along comes something new and astounding. According to a news story by reporter Jim Miller in the Sacramento Bee posted this afternoon: Democrats are pushing a late-blooming bill to significantly … Continue reading

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The relentless battle for legislative transparency

By Jon Coupal | For decades, it has been nearly impossible for ordinary citizens to pierce the veil of legislative secrecy in our state capital. Of course, California is not unique — legislative bodies have sought to conceal their activity … Continue reading

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Senate Dems kill measure to reaffirm commitment to Prop. 13

Today, Democrats on the Senate Governance and Finance Committee blocked Senate Resolution 39 by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), a measure that would have recognized the historic passage of Proposition 13 and its role in keeping property taxes low for homeowners. The … Continue reading

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