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Will Tustin Residents Launch a Recall of Jerry Amante?

The pending ouster of City Manager David Biggs after four and a half months on the job is going to cost Tustin taxpayers $187,500 plus benefits in addition to a new salary for a new city manager.  This detail and today’s revelation that Tustin’s legal bills have nearly tripled in the past five years have…

What a difference 5 months makes

  I’m still trying to weigh Tustin Mayor Jerry Amante’s comments on soon-to-be-displaced Tustin City Manager David Biggs hire last fall with his actions at Tuesday night’s council meeting when Amante used his 3-2 margin to opt to terminate someone who by all accounts was exceptional for the job.  Here’s the press release announcing Biggs’…

Rally to Restore Civility to Tustin City Hall Set for Nov. 16

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVkMoA8kVSY&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] Toll road Jerry Amante in Tustin muts be taking notes from Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez.  Amante berated a citizen for bringing a campaign mailer featuring comments from outgoing Council member Doug Davert that a citizen found offensive.  And Amante, who is supposed to sit back and listen to what the public…

The Old Boys Network at Work in Tustin

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cKi7MRCrJc[/youtube] Is it that hard for elected officials officials to be respectful?  Carly Fiorina has an entire ad dedicated to an exchange between Senator Barbara Boxer and Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during testimony on the Louisiana coastal restoration process in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He began to answer one…

Sherri Loveland to run for Tustin City Council

Long time Tustin community activist Sherri Loveland has filed to fill one of the vacant seats on the Tustin City Council.   We met her last week at a fundraiser for Santa Ana Council member David Benavides and she’s smart, she’s committed, and she’s charming — basically everything the anti-Jerry Amante and she’s just what Tustin…