Tag Archive for Tony Bushala

When the Chips are Down, Turn to Mom

There’s a sign in the OC Register’s newsroom that served as guidance for reporter’s there; “Your Mother Says She loves You? Check it out!” And in Fullerton, there’s no greater example of a mother’s love and protection than the online postings of soon-to-be-ex-Fullerton council member Travis Kiger.  With about two days of counting left, Kiger…

Fullerton Council: Flory up by 28

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Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley had his staff counting ballots on Saturday to ensure that he meets his “before Thanksgiving” goal of completing the tally of votes from the November 6th election. the counting has resulted in another shift in the lead in the contest for the last of three seats on the  Fullerton City Council.…

OC’s Scariest Politicos

Happy Halloween!  In our tradition, we offer this year’s edition of OC’s scariest political figures.   #10, Chris Thompson, Fullerton School Board — Distrustful of government, hate unions, can’t wait for the police to investigate? Chris Thompson is your man.  Call him and he’ll hassle teenagers parking in a car on school grounds after dark,…

Fullerton Votes to Keep FPD in Place

Sharon Quirk-Silva (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

With a huge turnout at last night’s city council meeting, the Fullerton City Council voted 3-2 to retain Fullerton PD which has a contract with the city through 2015. Newly elected council member Greg Seborn proved to be the wild card and voted with Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva and newly-elected Doug Chaffee to retain the…

Observations from Primary Night

Primary night has come and gone.  And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal.  In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State Senate back to Democrats making Governor Scott Walker’s job harder not easier.  If Democrats in…