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Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva Formally Declares for AD-65

  Hot off the press: Sharon Quirk-Silva Announces Bid for 65th Assembly Seat Fullerton, CA—Sharon Quirk-Silva, Mayor of Fullerton, announced today that she will run to represent California’s 65th Assembly District. The new 65th District drawn by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission comprises the North Orange County cities of Anaheim, Fullerton, Buena Park, La Palma,…

On Our Radar for March 9, 2012

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Here are some stories in the news today that we’re following. OC Supervisors to hold Emergency Meeting over handling of Bustamante Sexual Harassment allegations, Quirk-Silva to Run for Assembly, OCERS and Stanford argue over pension cost analysis

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…

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…

Fullerton Recall is On

Hat tip to the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog, but the recall of three conservative members of the Fullerton City Council is on; The deadline for filing is close and organizers say they have turned in more than enough signatures to trigger a recall election. From the post on FFFF: The individual totals are: Don…

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…

Sharon Quirk-Silva is the New Mayor of Fullerton

On a 5-0 vote at tonight’s Fullerton City Council meeting, Sharon Quirk-Silva is the new mayor of Fullerton, breaking a long standing tradition of Republican city council majorities in finding ways to stiff elected Democratic Council members from holding what is largely a ceremonial title.  The 5-0 vote reflects Quirk-Silva’s leadership in demanding answers from…