Category Archives: Bruce Whitaker

A re-do of an illegal vote taken on February 5 tops tonight’s council meeting agenda

Council violated the Brown Act when it illegally tried to replace veteran council member Whitaker with newbie council member Zahra on the OCWD board with no advance notice to the public. By Jack Dean | First came the dog and … Continue reading

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Fullerton and cities across Orange County struggle with police and fire pensions

Many Orange County cities are struggling to maintain budgets that keep, or minimally cut services and employees, while trying to keep up with growing law enforcement and fire pension spending, reports Spencer Custodio on the Voice of OC website. In … Continue reading

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Newman is recalled, Chang wins replacement election

State Senator Josh Newman was recalled yesterday by a vote of 55,539 to 37,850 (50.5% to 40.5%). Winner of the replacement election was Ling Ling Chang with a commanding 34.2% of the vote. Here are the results (minus some mail … Continue reading

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Today vote for Bruce Whitaker for State Senate

The special recall election for State Senate District 29 is different from all the other competitive races on the ballot. It consists of two parts: First, you have to vote on whether or not to recall Josh Newman; then you … Continue reading

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Moorlach urges a Yes vote on recall, endorses Whitaker to replace Newman

State Senator John Moorlach has issued the following letter of support for the candidacy of Bruce Whitaker in the recall election to replace Josh Newman as our 29th District State Senator: Dear Fellow Citizens, We have two amazing and historical … Continue reading

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Video of Bruce Whitaker on the John and Ken Show

In case you weren’t able to find his comments on the four-hour audio file previously posted, here is the interview with Bruce in two short video clips, thanks to Shaky Hand Productions: PART 1 PART 2

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Listen to yesterday’s ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ on KFI Radio

Yesterday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken broadcast a four-hour pre-election ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ from the Ayres Hotel in Orange. You can listen to the entire show below this photo. As guests, they had several candidates … Continue reading

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Time to terminate Townsend

By Jack Dean | Item #8 on tomorrow night’s Council meeting agenda is a proposed four-month extension of the contract with Townsend Public Affairs — the city’s lobbyist — for $5,000 per month. Rather than extend it, the Council should … Continue reading

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Thursday’s John and Ken show: gas tax repeal, Newman recall

Thursday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken broadcast live from the Phoenix Club Restaurant’s parking lot in Anaheim. It was a final push for signatures to repeal the gas tax, and an update on the campaign to … Continue reading

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Six candidates will vie to replace Josh Newman in recall election

Six candidates will appear on the June 5 special recall election ballot. The names were released by the Secretary of State Friday after the five o’clock filing deadline. They have qualified to be on the ballot to replace our 29th … Continue reading

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