Tag Archive for Jerry Amante

Grassroots vs Astroturf in Tustin

Our friends at Red County are starting to take a page from the Orange Juice and FFFF blogs, notably, bloggers who hide behind a pseudonym to make a point.  And “City Watcher” has penned a post on the Recall Amante effort to kick Mayor Jerry Amante to the curb before his term expires late next…

Constrasting Views of Amante in Tustin

A recent Irvine World News column by Adam Probolsky and a newsletter from Tustin Council member Deborah Gavello offer an interesting constrast to the boiling pot Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante finds himself in these days.  Probolsky’s column on Amante is rationalized because of the City of Tustin’s lawsuit with Tustin Unified over grading and excavation…

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…

What Jerry Amante Didn’t Want Tustin Residents To Hear

TUSD trustee James Laird was denied the chance to have his comments entered into the public record last night after Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante refused to recognize him; Laird’s commentary was cut off from the official video of the meeting last night. But we have YouTube and the court of Public Opinion.  And the YouTube…