Tag Archive for Fullerton

Dick Ackerman’s “IrvineCares” Calls on Beth Krom to Resign from Irvine City Council


Former state senator Dick Ackerman, who left Fullerton years ago for new digs in Irvine, runs this conservative Republican operative called “Irvine Cares” which provides fodder for the council majority and the Great Park “auditors” to use bogus survey results positioned as “facts” to make their case.  In retaliation for the non-partisan state auditor’s pending…

Correa Snags Another Key Endorsement for Congress

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

Kicking off the week with a major momentum-building endorsement, today former State Senator Lou Correa scored a big win with the announcement that California’s State Senate President Pro-Tem Kevin de León was supporting his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat. In announcing his support of former State Senator Lou Correa, California State Senate President Pro-Tem Kevin de León remarked:…

The case for Sukhee Kang in SD-29

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While the news of Sukhee Kang’s candidacy for SD-29 broke last week might be old (I was out of town on business all last week; sorry readers), I hope to shed a little light on his announcement. Kang led Irvine through the toughest years of the Bush-recession as Mayor.  The city of Irvine used a…

Three Strike Tony

Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Much has been written about the killing of Kelly Thomas in the two and a half years since his death. We focus today on D. A. Tony Rackauckas, who decided, given the high profile of the case, that it was necessary for him to step back into the courtroom, after a 23 years, and personally prosecute the case.

Kelly Thomas Verdict: NOT Guilty

Kelly Thomas

The Fullerton police officers charged in the death of Kelly Thomas were found Not Guilty. There LA Times has the story here: Ex-Fullerton officers found not guilty in Kelly Thomas death Los Angeles Times | January 13, 2014 | 4:04 PM Two former Fullerton police officers were found not guilty in the killing of Kelly…