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Recall Petition Ping Pong

The RecallAmante committee was dealt a minor setback by the Tustin City Clerk’s office which rejected the petition signed by 30 residents to recall Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante on what amounts to a formatting issue. Here’s the letter. and the response from Chuck Horvath: And here’s Amante’s response to the recall petition: The recall committee tells…

Upgrade Update

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As mentioned in the previous post, we’ve got our best guy, Homer, working on this project. Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that we still do not have our old database restored and it looks like that’s going to take a little bit longer than expected. Other than that, our political news and information will continue forward

Huston, we have a problem in Tustin

As we reported last night (thank you tipsters!), William Huston, the retired city manager for Tustin, was named interim city manager on a 3-1-1 vote with Mayor Jerry Amante’s Republican majority all voting in lockstep and council member Deborah Gavello voting no and council member Becky Gomez abstaining. Huston gave an in-depth interview to the…

NY Times on Gov. Brown

  Sunday’s New York Times editorial page featured this column from Maureen Dowd based on an interview with Governor Jerry Brown in Anaheim.  Dowd’s wit and insight certainly come through, but as I read Brown’s quotes, I constantly wonder, “why didn’t Arnold say this? Why didn’t Arnold do this?” Some excerpts from the inteview: ”…