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Allan Bartlett to Join Irvine Finance Commission

Libertarian and conservative media darling Allan Bartlett is getting an appointment to the Irvine City Finance Commission courtesy of council member-elect Christina Shea, according to sources inside Irvine City Hall.  Bartlett runs an investment practice in the city and always seems to show up when the OC press needs a conservative quote for a story.…

Flory Thanks Fullerton Voters

Dear Angels, WE DID IT!  Last Wednesday, the Registrar of Voters certified the election results and I squeaked past Travis Kiger by 29 votes.  Bill is now calling me “Landslide Jan”.  No matter, our task was to take out a well-funded incumbent, and we did it.  Many of us are breathing a sigh of relief…

Kiger is #2

Relax readers, the #2 here isn’t Fullerton Council member Travis Kiger’s position in the last set of votes tabulated by the Registrar of Voters nor is it a euphemism for his political views that a number of Fullerton voters believe.  It’s his position in the short list of short time council members.  Kiger was elected…

When the Chips are Down, Turn to Mom

There’s a sign in the OC Register’s newsroom that served as guidance for reporter’s there; “Your Mother Says She loves You? Check it out!” And in Fullerton, there’s no greater example of a mother’s love and protection than the online postings of soon-to-be-ex-Fullerton council member Travis Kiger.  With about two days of counting left, Kiger…

Save The Eli Home

Outgoing Anaheim council member Lorri Galloway has fought for the residents and taxpayers of Anaheim for the past eight years, and now it’s time residents of Orange County pitch in to help Galloway help the children of battered families and save the Eli Home from Closure. The Register’s Frank Mickadeit has details in this column.…