Tag Archive for Fullerton City Council

Shawn Nelson: Does He or Doesn’t He on Endorsements

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Shortly after the signatures for the Fullerton Recall of Dick Jones, Don Bankhead and Pat McKinley was approved, we contacted Supervisor Shawn Nelson’s office (on Valentine’s Day to be exact).  We received a nice email from Nelson’s director of communications, Audra Adams, who promised to get back to us right away.  Then nothing for weeks.  I left…

Three Slates of Candidates for the Fullerton Recall?

Now that recall petitions have been certified in Fullerton for the recall of three conservative Republican city council members in Fullerton, we anticipate three distinct slates of candidates to emerge.  The first is simply the No Recall slate that aims to keep council members Dick Jones, Pat McKinley and Don Bankhead in power on the…

Kelly Thomas No Longer Focal Point of Fullerton Recall

The deadline for turning in more than 10,500+ valid signatures looms before the FullertonRecall group seeking to oust three conservative members of the Fullerton City Council, but the Voice of OC reported today that the Kelly Thomas beating death, which prompted the action, is no longer the focus of the recall effort.  And while Kelly’s…

OC Scariest Politicians

  Happy Halloween everyone and if you’re to the left of center, Halloween is 365/24/7 in the OC when it comes to certain politicians.  Here’s our list the scariest ones. 10.  Don Wagner — Mr. Wagner, the state assemblyman from AD-70 often goes to a number of functions at Irvine schools which we find hysterical…

Quirk-Silva to Propose Citizen Police Oversight Committee in Fullerton

Fullerton City Council member Sharon Quirk-Silva will propose the creation of the Citizen Police Oversight Committee at tonight’s Fullerton City Council meeting.  The committee will have a defined role in interacting with the Fullerton Police Department and will provide Fullerton residents with a direct line into the Police Department. The call for action should be…

Shawn Nelson tries to have his “liberal” cake and eat it too.

Back on June 4th I wrote about how Shawn Nelson had surprisingly shifted his anticipated support for the proposed Coyote Hills development in Fullerton. For those who needed more proof of his duplicity I read yesterday in the Voice Of OC that Nelson, during his final meeting as a Fullerton councilman, asked his colleagues to hold a special meeting so that he could reconsider the matter.