New Developments On Santa Fe Avenue

Alex Stouffer

1/27/2012
The developers, St. Anton Partners, presented their plans for a multi-use building expected to begin construction by this summer. The property is 148 units of which 15 (or 10%) have been qualified for very low income housing. The intended use of the building is to provide workforce housing for those making a combined household income between $33,000 – $74,000. The targeted tenants consist of peopl

Rialto’s New Night Menu

Alex Stouffer

1/6/2012
Rialto Cafe is changing their game up in 2012 as they introduce a new nightly menu created by former Burger Parlor chef, Noah Shultz. He masterfully innovates even the simplest dishes. Rialto’s Mac N’ Cheese for instance, adds chopped house bacon, and lightly tops it with frosted flakes. The slightly sweetened crunch offsets the texture of cheesy macaroni. Make sure to ask the server what their da

Print No More, Web Way More

Mark Stouffer

1/5/2012
After careful consideration and planning the editorial staff of The Fullertonian have decided to suspend weekly delivery of the paper Newsletter. You will still be able to receive the weekly email newsletter by signing up at TheFullertonian.com.

The Year in Rear-View

Mark Stouffer

12/28/2011
What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time the Fullertonian was just a sleepy little business promo paper that didn't report any news. The Coyote Hills development was on a six-month moretoreum and that was the most controversial issue in front of the city council. And we thought those coyote hills people were loud! A year ago people were still guessing when we would get out of the

Council Approves City Manager Agreement For Joe Felz

Alex Stouffer

12/22/2011
City council accepted the recommendation from the Human Resources Department to approve the employment contract for city manager, Joe Felz. Payment of his $212,000 annual salary is retroactive from the date of July 9th, 2011.  A couple speakers expressed concern that no survey was taken to assess other potential candidates for the position. Council Member Don Bankhead believed that hiring a consul

New Policies Enacted By FPD

Alex Stouffer

12/22/2011
Acting Police Chief, Kevin Hamilton, briefed council on Tuesday night with updates to the Fullerton Police Departments law enforcement methods. Employees throughout the entire department are being trained via a five point program. Every member of the police department dealing with the public has been trained using POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Telecourses on homelessness and mental

‘Uncut’ Theater Reflects TIME’s Person of the Year

Mark Stouffer

12/15/2011
An important play is being staged as the last month of the Monkey Wrench Collective’s existence in Fullerton fades. It is actually a sequence of 8 short pieces, all of them US premieres, by prominent playwrights from the United Kingdom. The plays are important because they were all written within the last two years and they all express the social disruption of our times from the social intelle

RDA Assists Developers in Senior Housing Project

Alex Stouffer

12/15/2011
Written by Morgan McLaughlin and Ed Carrasco. The Fullerton Planning Commission approved a plan Wednesday to build a mixed-use development on Commonwealth that would feature senior housing.

Jacaranda Senior Apartments Sold

Alex Stouffer

12/8/2011
The Morgan Group based out of Houston, TX, has recently sold the 13 unit Jacaranda Senior Apartments to to an institutional investment manager. The complex is marketed as a upscale apartment community with each unit averaging about 1,000 square feet, and includes the modern amenities that one would expect in upscale apartment. Repost: "When we put Jacaranda up for sale, we were just testing t

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Just Thought You Should Know

Alex Stouffer

12/8/2011
A sitcom shot in Fullerton is being launched in January. Just Thought You Should Know is a coming of age story about four friends. The show is the first big project from Unsinkable Productions. The company started as a partnership between Daryl Hutchison and Dimithri Perera; two film students taking classes at Fullerton College. They originally started off doing sketch material. The complete fir

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Cabby Stabby

Mark Stouffer

12/7/2011
The Sunday morning stabbing of a cab driver in downtown Fullerton started a city-wide manhunt for the two suspects involved. The assault happened over a disputed fair, the cab driver says. When the cab driver pulled over near the intersection of Harbor and Amerige the suspect, who was seated in the front seat, began to punch him. When the cab driver realized he was actually being stabbed he drove

Fullerton Resident appointed to Crime Stoppers Board

Alex Stouffer

11/24/2011
Fullerton resident and Orange County private investigator, Justin D. Hodson, CPI has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Orange County Crime Stoppers.

Fullerton Firefighters offer holiday safety hints

Alex Stouffer

11/23/2011
Busy shoppers, brightly decorated homes and family get-togethers are all signs that point to the fact the holiday season is upon us. But it’s the other “signs” of the season that concern firefighters: homes burned and families devastated by fire caused by some of the very features that make this time of year so special.

China Village Review

Alex Stouffer

11/22/2011
Sometimes it can be hard to find good Chinese food, and China Village off State College Boulevard seems to be a well kept secret. This small restaurant’s owners personally provide table service and they cook the food fresh without using MSG (upon request). Nothing is served from a heat tray! China Village’s egg drop soup is a satisfying appetizer. The eggs mix to thicken the broth and form thin s

The Museum of Teaching and Learning (MOTAL) Launches End of Year Charitable Giving Program

Alex Stouffer

11/22/2011
The Museum of Teaching and Learning, (MOTAL) a Fullerton based nonprofit organization is pleased to announce that they have reached hundreds of school-aged children, educators and historians with its A Class Action exhibit now on display at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana. MOTAL is seeking charitable gifts to the organization so they may continue to reach its mission. MOTAL has continued a

Williamson Ave Apartments Sold for $2.2 Million

Alex Stouffer

11/14/2011
According to the CoStar Group, Eugenia Lipets sold her 10-unit apartment building at 508-512 William Ave. in Fullerton, CA to the Kim Family Trust for $2,295,000, or $229,500 per unit. The 10,600-square-foot multifamily building located Northwest of Bastanchury Rd. and Rose Dr. was constructed in 1991 on four-tenths of an acre in the Fullerton Office Complex submarket of Orange County. Unit amen

Museum Center to host holiday ‘shopping soiree’

Alex Stouffer

11/14/2011
Looking for unique gifts for the people on your holiday shopping list? Look no further than the Fullerton Museum Center gift shop. Everything from toys for kids and home décor items to jewelry and Fender Guitar collectibles can be found in the gift shop.

Police seek public’s help in identifying sexual assault suspect

Alex Stouffer

11/10/2011
Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected in a sexual assault that occurred near the Fullerton College campus last month.     Fullerton Police Sgt. Andrew Goodrich said that at about 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 12, a female victim had parked her car in the area of Berkeley and Hornet, just north of Fullerton College. She was walking to the campus when she was approached by a

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“Dragonslayer” Shreds Pools In Fullerton

Alex Stouffer

11/4/2011
Tristan Patterson has created scripts for Disney, Fox, and is currently writing a script for the film “American Cigarette” directed by Tony Scott. However, Patterson himself has taken on the role of director and created a documentary film about Fullerton skater Josh “Skreech” Sandoval, entitled “Dragonslayer”. It’s part of the American Film Institute’s Young Americans section of AFI fest taking pl

2Mex Visits The Slidebar

Ed Carrasco

11/4/2011
Rapper 2Mex of the underground hip hop group The Visionaries paid a visit to the Slidebar Thursday and enlightened the crowd with his complex rap schemes. Here are some highlights of his performance in photos:

Cicinelli/Ramos Pre-Trial Hearing Pushed Back

Alex Stouffer

11/4/2011
The pre-trial hearing for the defendants in the death of Kelly Thomas has been postponed till December 16th. The case will be handled by judge Erick Larsh. Both parties pled not guilty during their arraignment and will be defended by attorney Case Barnett . Manuel Ramos faces one charge of 2nd degree murder and one charge of involuntary manslaughter. Jay Cicinelli faces one count of involuntary ma

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PAS Presents: “FEAST”

Alex Stouffer

9/26/2011
PÄS Gallery welcomes Robots For Hire in "FEAST," A showcase of an art collection depicting the darker side of LA-based international artist Max Neutra. Robots For Hire has curated a show that will surely gross you out, fill you with dread, and make you stare with morbid curiosity. Come with a big appetite for the FEAST! Monsters. Severed zombie heads. Man-machines. These are just a few of the sig

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Ron Paul vs. The World

Theo Tillotson

9/10/2011
It seems that mainstream media is a bit confused on how to handle Ron Paul, who may turn out to be the greatest opponent they have had in recent history. They are conflicted between ignoring him, attacking him for being the crazy loon or recognizing that they might start delegitimizing themselves as reporters and credible news outlets if they continue down this road of intellectually dishonest pol

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Futuristic Hip Hop Beats: eLan

Alex Stouffer

8/31/2011
Elan Stouffer began making music at his parents house in Inglewood when he was 16. I remember checking out some of his beats when he first got a hold of his MPC. Everything was played on-the-fly, and it seemed to focus and improve his abilities of using improvisation and syncopated beats. He still uses the same MPC that he started with, but his career in music didn’t launch forward until he gradua

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Kelly Thomas Protests Intensify: The First March

Ed Carrasco

8/25/2011
Hundreds of people spilled into Commonwealth Avenue Saturday morning for a march as the protests against Kelly Thomas’ beating death intensified for a sixth week. Chanting slogans such as “When they say get back/We say fight back!”, the protesters deviated from their usual gathering at the intersection of Commonwealth and Highland Avenue and marched from the Fullerton Police Station right to the