Author Archives: Editor

New report exposes billions in government waste, fraud and abuse

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has released this year’s Follow the Money report, chronicling cases of bureaucratic waste and abuse of taxpayer dollars. The cases illustrated in the report show the need for vigilance in any matter concerning governments’ use of taxpayer … Continue reading

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Watch last night’s city council special meeting

To watch the four-hour strategic planning study session, click here.

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CalPERS $100,000 Pension Club has more than doubled since 2012, new data show

Last year, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) issued 30,969 pension checks that were worth $100,000 or more on an annualized basis, according to newly released pension payout data from TransparentCalifornia.com. The new, 2018 data reveals that CalPERS is … Continue reading

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Tonight’s special city council meeting agenda

To read or download the agenda for tonight’s special council meeting from the City’s website, please click here. The meeting is scheduled from 6:30-8:30 in the Council Chambers. This is a strategic planning study session is to create a Mission and … Continue reading

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Call the Capitol today to protect Proposition 13!

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is asking members and supporters to oppose the newest attack on Proposition 13, Senate Constitutional Amendment 5. This measure would make it easier to raise property tax bills by lowering the two-thirds vote currently required … Continue reading

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Has the business community had enough?

By Jon Coupal | There is a particularly nasty YouTube video that made the rounds several years ago where a school punk was bullying another student who was overweight.  The punk kept punching the other kid who was forced to … Continue reading

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An open letter to California’s Senate Education Committee

By David Crane | Dear Legislators, There’s a scene in the Monty Python film Life of Brian in which a committee meets to discuss a resolution condemning Roman oppression while their hero, Brian, is being led to his crucifixion. A … Continue reading

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California Attorney General admits end to sham probe of OC Sheriff’s Department

By R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly | On the homepage for his California Department of Justice (DOJ) website, Attorney General Xavier Becerra—a former Los Angeles congressional Democrat—laughably sells the notion he believes in exposing “systemic police misconduct.” But in a … Continue reading

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Paid your taxes on April 15th? Take a breath — more may be on the way

By Loren Kaye | April 15 was Tax Day, so now you’re probably breathing a sigh of relief. Just don’t get too relaxed. More than $15 billion in tax increases – mostly aimed at business taxpayers – await hearings and … Continue reading

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Fullerton City Hall is closed today for another three-day weekend

City Hall Closure Dates and Observed Holidays 2019 January –1*, 11, 25 February – 8, 18*, 22 March – 8, 22 April – 5, 19 May – 3, 17, 27*,31 June – 14, 28 July – 4*, 12, 26 August – … Continue reading

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