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1,500 unite outside Fullerton City Hall on Saturday in peaceful protest

By Jessica Benda, Daily Titan | Twelve days after George Floyd’s death, over a thousand people flocked to Fullerton City Hall on Saturday as protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement continue to sweep the nation. Approximately 1,500 … Continue reading

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Not the time to gut Proposition 13 and raise taxes

By Jon Coupal | Under California law, proposed initiatives must be presented to the California Legislature in an “informational hearing” open to the public. Legislators do not vote on the proposals because these are initiatives that have already qualified for … Continue reading

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Unnecessary spending on retiree health care is crushing California

By David Crane | California has asked Washington for $14 billion in Covid-related support, in addition to the $8 billion already provided by the CARES Act. But because the state, with an annual General Fund of $150 billion, incurs more … Continue reading

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Watch last’s night’s City Council meeting

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The Heroes Act just rewards bad behavior and poor governance

By Jon Coupal | “That which gets rewarded, gets repeated” is a principle equally applicable in business management, dog training and public policy. As to the latter, when politicians and bureaucrats are rewarded with more money after wasting the taxpayer … Continue reading

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Protesters gather in downtown Fullerton, some recalling their own violent episodes with police

By Scott Schwebke and Tony Saavedra, Orange County Register | Some 100 protesters gathered Saturday afternoon at the Fullerton Transportation Center as violence and outrage continued to erupt nationwide from the death of George Floyd as he was being apprehended … Continue reading

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California’s pre-existing condition

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How will we get around after the virus?

By Jon Coupal | The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives by putting our health at risk, disrupting our work lives and robbing us of most of our recreational activities. It has also evaporated all of our assumptions about transportation … Continue reading

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Bill Maher: We can’t sanitize the universe

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Why consider only one side of the lockdown equation?

By Steven Greenhut | As the pigs proclaimed in “Animal Farm,” “All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.” The oinkers ruled the farm with an iron fist and didn’t want the horses, sheep and other … Continue reading

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