The past few days of counting has narrowed the lists of contests that are too close to call to one, the Fullerton City Council. After taking a four vote lead on Wednesday over incumbent Travis Kiger, Jan Flory lost ground and now trails Kiger by two votes.
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Seven days ago, Orange County residents went to the polls to select their elected officials and decide several ballot initiatives. For most, the campaign ended on Tuesday. For some, the nail-biting continues into a second week.
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Last week, ProPublica released an investigative report that alleged that Democratic elected officials manipulated the redistricting process. The report is fatally flawed from the start due to the false premise that the Commission was designed to prevent elected officials from influencing the process.
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We caught up with Joe Dovinh at Jose Solorio’s birthday party fundraiser and he confirmed that he was a candidate for the assembly’s new 72nd district. It’s already shaping up as a crowded field, but Dovinh can certainly sneak into the…
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It seems his former boss and mentor, former Assemblyman Van Tran last year’s failed challenger to Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, won’t be getting a rematch, if the newest Congressional District visualizations make the final cut.
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The Voice of OC reported today that Westminster Councilman Tyler Diep has been triple dipping on public medical benefits. Diep, who was elected to the Westminster City Council in 2008, also serves as a Board Member of the Midway City Sanitation District. Diep is also a member of Board of Equalization Member Michelle Steelâ€™s staff. Mr. Diep has been taking medical benefits from all three organizations.
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In the more than 53 years since the Brown Act, Californiaâ€™s open meeting law, was enacted there has never been a successful criminal prosecution for violation of the law. In fact, criminal charges have been alleged five times with only one of those going to trial resulting in a hung jury.