Lets Talk About 600 W. Commonwealth

The following is cross-posted from Friends for Fullerton’s Future: And My Field-trip to Fact-Check Red Oak Investments This coming Tuesday the Fullerton City Council has a packed agenda and the most noise I’ve heard over the agenda is regarding the Red Oak Development. For the uninitiated that is the “Mixed-Use” Apartment complex that is being […]

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How Much Mixed-Use Do We Need?

The following is cross-posted from Friends for Fullerton’s Future: Looking Askance at the “Need” Argument The City of Fullerton is the process, through the planning commission, of bringing another abomination of a project back to life. What was once “Amerige Court” will now be “Amerige Commons”. The key reason that the Amerige Commons project is […]

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Parking - Amerige Commons
Parking at “Amerige Commons”

To go with my recent post on F.F.F.F. about the development plan at what is being called “Amerige Commons” I wanted to show the specific issue of parking as it related to how busy things are now (on a slower Thursday evening) and put in your minds that adding more residents and more businesses will […]

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The Weasel Words of Dick Jones Regarding Joe Felz

The following is cross-posted from Friends for Fullerton’s Future: After tonight’s Fullerton City Council meeting all signs point to City Manager Joe Felz being out of a job, likely from early retirement after he runs out the clock on his vacation time. Allow me to explain. Joe Felz was a no-show at last night’s Council […]

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“Personnel Matter” is Bureaucrat for “Misdemeanor”

The following is cross-posted from Friends for Fullerton’s Future: Both The OC Weekly and The OC Register have picked up the Uber-Failus story of Joe Felz. According to The Register the City Attorney, Greg Palmer, said “the incident is a personnel matter but declined to elaborate”. Let us look at that “Personnel Matter” shall we? […]

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Would You Like to Phone a Friend?

The following is cross-posted from Friends for Fullerton’s Future: We kicked off our relaunch by letting you all know that City Manager Joe Felz was in an alleged DUI accident at the wee hours on 09 November 2016 following some possible revelry in Downtown Fullerton where he was allegedly spotted at three bars before allegedly […]

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City Manager Felz Involved in Potential DUI Accident After Election Night Celebration

We at Friends for Fullerton’s Future can report and confirm that Fullerton City Manager Joe Felz was involved in an alleged DUI accident last night. Coming home from the Downtown Bar scene where several election parties were taking place, Mr. Felz allegedly lost control of his vehicle. According to the internal memo below, outgoing Police […]

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Without Government Who Will Pay for…

There’s a common refrain that we need high taxes and a large government because without the bureaucratic bureaucracy nobody would build the roads (or do other things that in theory only government can do). Now we’ve managed to grow our bureaucracy so much that our pension obligations alone have effectively ruined our ability to repair […]

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Mail Bag – “Danny”

I received a message from my site contact form from “Danny” and instead of just responding I figured I’d post it in the “Mail Bag” category so others might know where I stand on some issues that are of concern to our residents. First let us start with his questions and then I’ll dive into […]

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Fullerton FĂștbol Fiasco

At the last City Council meeting a group of people from the Blue Stars Soccer League were in attendance to talk about the fees they’re charged and the conditions of the field on which they play. I wrote about it briefly in my council summary yet I didn’t dive too deeply into the issue at […]

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An Apology of Sorts to Joe Felz RE: Roads

I wanted to give a quick update to let people know that City Manager Joe Felz did in fact try to get back to me on the issue of how many miles of roads we repair each year. In asking for different information it came up that an email the city clerk had sent out […]

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How About Them Roads

It’s now been over two weeks since the City Manager said he would get back to me on how they calculate the 8 Miles of road repairs claimed by Mayor Jennifer Fitzgerald and so today we’re going to do some math and see if we can’t make the numbers work in her favor as I […]

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