Tag Archive for Fullerton

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.

OC News: Morning Edition

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Here are some of the stories we’re following today. OCR: Put officers on leave, councilwoman demands – Fullerton Councilwoman Sharon Quirk-Silva is insisting that officers involved in an incident that resulted in a homeless man’s death be put on administrative leave.

Faces of Egypt through the eyes of an OC Man

Fullerton’s Drew Cornick is the son of LiberalOC friend Sunbie Harrell, who helped us at last Spring’s NUFF event on political blogging.  He contacted me last week about some extraordinary photos he took in Egypt and has extended permission for us to publish them. Drew’s Project Uprising shows a fantastic body of work and one…

Did Travis Kiger Misuse His Access to FSD’s Network?

Fullerton Planning Commissioner Travis Kiger, who blogs for Friends for Fulleton’s Future which cross-posts on the Orange Juice Blog, put up an interesting post called “Access Denied.”  The gist of the post is that users of the Fullerton School District – district managers, teachers and employees – cannot access the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog while they…

Another mail hit on Nelson from OCEA

This mail piece landed on door steps in the 4th supervisorial district on Wednesday from the OCEA IE Committee. I’m getting the feeling that the fact that Shawn Nelson tried to hide his advertising for criminal clients doesn’t poll well with voters.

Pam Keller won’t run for re-election in Fullerton

Fullerton city council member Pam Keller has decided not to run for re-election to the Fullerton City Council in November according to the Orange County Register. In a County where Democrats are in the minority, and effective elected Democrats like Keller in even shorter supply, this news is troubling to us at The Liberal OC. …