Tag Archive for Tustin City Council

Building Bridges in Tustin is What Clark is All About

At the Tustin City Council candidate’s forum Tuesday night, council member Allan Bernstein “jokingly” said he wants to build a wall between Tustin and Irvine and “Irvine will pay for that wall.”  Nice to know another pro-Trump Republican has outed himself and Tustin deserves better than this. As an Irvine resident with a business in…

Clark announces run for Tustin City Council

Hot off the press; a candidate emerges for Tustin City Council. Tustin, CA – Longtime resident and government affairs professional Letitia Clark announced her campaign for Tustin City Council today. The election, which will feature at least one incumbent who is not seeking re-election due to term limits, will be held on November 8, 2016. In…

The Los Angeles Angels of Tustin?

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that that Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno has met with officials from the City of Tustin about building a baseball stadium in the city.  The new stadium, built on undeveloped land between Tustin and Irvine between Jamboree and Red Hill Avenue, would be accessible from the 5, 55 and…

Amante Votes on Grand Jury Ruling Criticizing Him; Shirley Grindle says it’s the Height of Arrogance

The Tustin City Council finally met to discuss a recently Grand Jury report that faulted Tustin councilman Jerry Amante and Laguna Hills councilman Allan Songstad for using their positions of authority to unduly influence officials at Brandman University to be critical of the work of Professor Fred Smoller (more on this in a second).  With…

Gavello Opts Out of Tustin Election

Tustin Council member Deborah Gavello has decided not to seek re-election. She sent us this statement below: “It is with mixed emotions that I have decided not to seek re-election to the Tustin City Council. Under the best of conditions, four years of public service can take its toll on any elected official. As a…

Amante Develops Amnesia, and Takes the Low Road Again

After 24 hours, the team at the City of Tustin finally managed to get the video of Tuesday night’s council meeting up and running.  And Pam Keller was eloquent and classy in dressing down Boss Tweed Jerry Amante for being a bully and refusing to work with Councilwoman Deborah Gavello.  In brief remarks at the…