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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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Vote No On Measure I

Why voters in the Fullerton Joint Union High School District should vote NO on Measure I — a $175,000,000 bond measure. By Barry Levinson | Throughout this year I received three color brochures from the Fullerton Joint Union High School … 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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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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Average Orange County public employee pension is 88% of final salary

By Barry Levinson | This is according to an article on the UnionWatch website written by Robert Fellner on July 20, 2014. The reason all taxpayers should be outraged by the final percentage of retirement income vs. final pay for … Continue reading

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Why incidents like the Kelly Thomas beating death by Fullerton police won’t go away

The increasing number of suspected police abuse incidents caught on video is becoming a real problem for both our police departments and our society By Barry Levinson | Police Chiefs around this country tell us repeatedly how well-trained the members … Continue reading

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Fullerton High School District will try to place a $175 million bond measure on the November ballot

By Barry Levinson | Yesterday, like most of you who live in the Fullerton Joint Union High School District (FJUHSD), I received a four-page color brochure from those bureaucratic “friends”. This is the third full-color brochure that has been sent … Continue reading

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How our city bureaucracy fails in its most important mission . . .

. . . to protect the safety of all its citizens (especially those south of Commonwealth Avenue) I REPORT, YOU DECIDE. By Barry Levinson | The Parks and Recreation Commission met Monday night and voted to approve the installation of … Continue reading

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Councilmember Fitzgerald’s response to my earlier article on COIN was basically a non-response

By Barry Levinson | I think it is both fitting and appropriate that I am penning this article on the Fourth of July, Independence Day. Fullerton Councilmember Jennifer Fitzgerald’s June 30th article on the UnionWatch website titled “Fullerton Councilmember Responds: … Continue reading

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Sham version of COIN passed by City Council

By Barry Levinson | Here is a postmortem on the final passage on June 17th of the Fullerton version of a “Civic Openness in Labor Negotiations” (COIN) ordinance: During the council meeting a few of citizen activists tried valiantly to … Continue reading

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