Tag Archive for Fullerton

Quirk-Silva Seeks to Honor Fullerton’s Gary Carter

Gary Carter was an all-star catcher for several teams in the Major Leagues, most notably with the 1986 World Champion New York Mets – a team that won one of the greatest baseball championships ever played.  Carter hailed from Fullerton; he was a one time paperboy for the local newspaper and had one of his…

Best and Worst Cities for Business in Orange County

Hat tip to Jan Norman at the OC Register for this story on the best and worst cities to do business in Orange County. Looking for cities to start up or expand in OC, well according to the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business survey, which compares 421 cities nationwide on the business fees and…

Kelly Thomas Murder in Fullerton is no way to clean up downtown

Kelly Thomas

Fullerton city leaders have their hands full of angry residents and civil rights activists over the beating death of Kelly Thomas, a 37 year old mentally-ill homeless man at the hands of six Fullerton police officers. The beating, and the severity of injuries that beating caused, would have been called murder weeks ago if those responsible were civilians.