Amerige Court Becomes Amerige Commons

Hello Fullerton Friends. I’ve been gone for a few weeks owing to the Flu, Family, Festivus and other merriment this time of year. I hope you’re all enjoying your holidays whichever ones you choose to enjoy. Feeling better I wanted to start to dive into some of the public records requests I’ve received from the […]

I Don’t ♥ Fullerton Police

I am still struggling to get over the images from last week’s city council meeting in which one city councilman donned an “I ♥ Fullerton Police” t-shirt while another declared proudly “I support the Fullerton Police Department.” Another incongruous image also hard to clear from my mind: a city council chambers and adjoining room spilling over with […]

Who Opposes The Recall and Supports Doug Chaffee?

This guy. That’s who. That would be former Redevelopment Director and big Fullerton pension recipient Gary Chalupsky. Some may remember Chalupsky for his long string of embarrassing boondoggles and Redevelopment expenditures of questionable legality – like building the Muckenthaler amphitheater which is not even in a Redevelopment project area. Just type in “Redevelopment” in our […]

When Fullerton Government Plays Developer: An Object Lesson

About twenty years ago, the Fullerton Redevelopment Agency bought a few old  houses, and condemned a perfectly good commercial building from long-time prominent Fullerton attorney William Chaffee.  The City kicked everyone out and gave the prime land on the 100 block of W. Wilshire Ave in downtown to a Pasadena development group named Howard /Platz.  All this done under the condition that H/P  build […]