Category Archives: Barry Levinson

The Fullerton Council’s budget vote

Or why can’t we get a majority of our council to be concerned with our budget deficits? By Barry Levinson | On Tuesday of last week, the 9th of June, the city council split their votes 2 for and 2 … Continue reading

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The Fullerton Downtown Core and Corridor Special Project

One Example of How Far the City of Fullerton’s Government is Willing to Go to Serve Its Own Self-Centered Purposes By Barry Levinson | Please let me count the ways, as follows: 1. It is an undemocratic power grab by … Continue reading

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A few New Year’s wishes for Fullerton

By Barry Levinson | Here are a few New Year’s wishes for our City of Fullerton: 1. That the Fullerton Downtown Core and Corridor Special Project (DCCSP) is voted down by our City Council.  If all 5 members voted against … Continue reading

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The video of last night’s city council meeting is now online

The video of last night’s council meeting is now available online. To watch it, please click here.

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Double standard is the standard for council members Fitzgerald and Flory

By Barry Levinson | Not surprisingly when I spoke at the last Fullerton City Council meeting (October 7) about the federal lawsuit recently filed against a former Fullerton Police Department detective for actions starting in late 2012 through well into … Continue reading

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We want excellence from our students, teachers and administrators: Why Common Core will not get us there.

I report, you decide. By Barry Levinson | As a concerned and involved parent of a son in a Fullerton elementary school that is instituting Common Core, I want to know how this major change will impact the quality of … Continue reading

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My rules for the current political season

I report, you decide. By Barry Levinson | Ladies and gentlemen, politics unfortunately more often than not is a very dirty business. There are many players who just cannot seem to tolerate the truth. So as a reporter of the … Continue reading

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Stand up to the militarization of our police departments throughout this country

I report, you decide. By Barry Levinson | Well, ladies and gentlemen, when our Commander-in-Chief said that we need to stop being the world’s policeman, I never thought that our police were going to become our military force. Yet that … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the Fullerton City Council’s unanimous vote passing a resolution supporting Proposition 13 and other recent local developments

By Barry Levinson| The FUJHSD has placed a $175 million bond issue on the November ballot. The NOCCCD has also placed a $574 million bond issue on the November ballot. The City of Fullerton, when it has the chance to … Continue reading

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Who is behind this massive grab of money and power known as the Downtown Core and Corridor Specific Plan? City Manager Joe Felz

By Barry Levinson | Let me be as direct as I can be. Any council member who votes for the Downtown Core and Corridor Specific Plan (DCCSP) in its current form is basically thumbing their nose at democracy and the … Continue reading

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