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Frank Ury’s Lack of Candor With GOP Central Committee Leads to Reversal of Endorsement

Reprinted With Permission Of OCPolitical (OcPolitical) [The comments to that post include a response from Mayor Ury] By Greg Woodard I currently am the only member on the Central Committee from Mission Viejo. We have four conservatives running for two spots. Consequently, I’m recommending we vote no endorsement for any candidate, and let the Mission…
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Rattay Contract Shows Corruption, In Fighting In Mission Viejo

Hostilities between the staff for the City of Mission Viejo and the residents of the City of Mission Viejo were ratcheted up a notch this weekend when the proposed contract for Assistant City Manager Keith Rattay was released as part of the agenda package for tonight’s City Council meeting.  I was willing to give Mr….
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Inmates Running Aylum In Mission Viejo

You would think that an employment contract for an Assistant City Manager’s position would be a simple thing to adopt.  Last night’s hearing on the proposed contract of Assistant City Manager Keith Rattay clearly demonstrated the stranglehold of authority that occurs when you have a VERY weak City Attorney and an overbearing and (to himself)…
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Mission Viejo’s Keith Rattay May Get Golden Parachute From Taxpayers Tonight

Tonight the Mission Viejo City Council will consider a new employment contract for Assistant City Manager Keith Rattay that would be the envy of most private sector workers.  According to the terms of the proposed contract (http://dms.cityofmissionviejo.org/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=1755&doctype=AGENDA), Mr. Rattay will get NINE MONTHS pay for doing NOTHING regardless of whether he quits or the City…
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Pole Dancing In The Dog Park

  Each week I read with some amusement the writings of the Mission Viejo gadflys.  The problem with this ill formed and rather fluid group is that it is that they shoot at everything so it is hard to tell when you are supposed to take them seriously and when you are simply supposed to…
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Dale Tyler Croonies Still Clowning

Sometimes watching local politics is a little like watching one of those robot vacuum cleaners keep smashing headlong into the wall in front of it.  No matter how many times it smacks into that wall it will try again evidently hoping for a different result.  Mission Viejo has its own mighty little band of mindless…
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Mission Viejo’s Clown Dale Tyler

Some people say nothing but stupid things and you worry that blogging about them simply gives the undeserving too much attention.  A group of Mission Viejo anti-everythings led by Dale Tyler and Joe Holtzman fall into that category.  I think that my posts here have consistently demonstrated that I am for a smaller government that…
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Big Brother Alive and Well In Mission Viejo

Tonight’s Mission Viejo City Council agenda features a proposal to mandate hugely expensive fire sprinkler systems for private residents wanting to remodel their homes under many circumstances.  This is just another unneeded incursion into our private lives as “big government” tries to tell us what is best in an area that should be left to…
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Ping Pong Gate Strikes Mission Viejo

Ping Pong is Big Time Politics In Mission Viejo “Two ping-pong players at the Murray Community Center have filed medical claims totalling $58,000 for injuries in two separate incidents. Del Weisz filed a $36,000 medical claim against the City for a concussion and subdural hematoma suffered while he was playing table tennis at the Center….
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