Category Archives: Recall

More on the potential recall of state Senator Josh Newman, who voted in favor of tax-raising SB 1

The possibility that a recall of state Senator Josh Newman might be launched was discussed yesterday on the John and Ken Show on KFI Radio:    

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Gas tax vote prompts recall campaign against Fullerton state Senator Josh Newman

By Christopher Cadelago and Jim Miller, The Sacramento Bee | In the first political fallout from last week’s vote to raise the gas tax in California, opponents are trying to recall a rookie lawmaker who voted for it. Carl DeMaio, … Continue reading

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The Fullerton Rag’s take on council candidate Larry Bennett

In a post on the Fullerton Rag blog, Matt Leslie provides an excellent analysis of the candidacy of Larry Bennett titled: “Larry Bennett: Revenge of Fullerton’s Recalled.” Here’s an excerpt: “If you liked the Fullerton City Council before the Great … Continue reading

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Fullerton’s ‘$100,000 Pension Club’ continues to grow

A searchable database recently posted by the Orange County Register on its website reveals that the number of retired Fullerton public employees collecting pensions of $100,000 per year or more has continued to grow. The latest total is 62 — … Continue reading

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New Fullerton council members to take oath Monday

By Lou Ponsi | Orange County Register — Three incoming councilmen who won their seats in a recall election fueled by the death of Kelly Thomas will be sworn in on Monday, the City Manager said Thursday. Travis Kiger, Doug … Continue reading

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KNBC: Recall of three Fullerton council members moves forward

A recall campaign aimed at three city council members is making progress. It now appears that backers of the campaign have collected enough signatures for a recall election. Tony Guinyard reports: .

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Recall organizers say they have enough signatures

By Lou Ponsi | Orange County Register – A recall campaign targeting three City Council members, accusing them of lack of leadership in the wake of the death of Kelly Thomas, appeared Thursday to have cleared its first significant hurdle. … Continue reading

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John & Ken broadcast from Fullerton to support council recall

Orange County Register | Radio personalities “John and Ken” broadcast their popular drive-time show just steps from City Hall on Wednesday, drumming up support for a recall campaign aimed at three City Council members because of perceptions of their handling … Continue reading

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