This Week in Fullerton, September 29 through October 5, 2014.Sept 29
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City Council Candidate Sean Paden

FullertonStories.com is interviewing City Council and Fullerton Union Joint High School District candidates to make their case for earning your vote. The interviews are conducted by Publisher Davis Barber in the publication’s downtown Fullerton office.

Each candidate interviewed will appear on the front page of the website and then be placed on an all-candidates video page found here.   

It is our goal to help you make informed choices as to who the best candidates are for you. FullertonStories.com does not endorse candidates, but through our publications we hope to enlighten and inform Fullerton voters. The deadline to register to vote for the November 4, 2014 General Election is October 20, 2014.

Fullerton Native to Compete in Warrior Games

Valencia Park Elementary School sixth-grade student Abraham Eid is happy to have recieved a new iPad.Marine Captain Derek Liu. Photo by Capt. Ryan Powell/Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regimen.

Capt. Derek Liu, a native of Fullerton, runs timed sprints during track practice for the Marine team, September 22, in preparation for the 2014 Warrior Games.

The Marine team has been training since September 15 in order to build team cohesion and acclimate to the above 6,000 ft. altitude of Colorado Springs. The Marine team is comprised of both active duty and veteran wounded, ill and injured Marines who are attached to or supported by the Wounded Warrior Regiment, the official unit of the Marine Corps charged with providing comprehensive non-medical recovery care to wounded, ill and injured Marines. 

The Warrior Games are a Paralympic-style competition for more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and are taking place September 28 to October 5 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Follow the Marine team's progress at www.facebook.com/wwr.usmc

Player of the Week

  • Sonora's Jacob Fimbres named Acton High School Player of Week

    Fimbres also rushed for three touchdowns, on runs of 4, 28 and 7 yards. He had 165 yards on 27 carries. The performance earned him the Sell Your Home With Lindsey Acton High School Player of the Week presented by Fullertonstories.com.

CSUF Fracking Symposium

This video presents the entire symposium held last Tuesday at California State University, Fullerton. Video provided by TitanTV.

Breaking News

  • Emergency Cooling Center Open

    In response to weather reports that temperatures in the Fullerton area may be up to 100 degrees today (Sept. 12), the City of Fullerton has designated the Fullerton Community Center as a "cooling center" available to all citizens. The Fullerton Community Center located at 340 W. Commonwealth Ave., across the street from Fullerton City Hall, is open from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. today.

News

  • Crime Log: September 9 - 24, 2014

    This is a selection of incidents generated through the Fullerton Police Department.9/10 Family Disturbance -- W. Union Avenue A caller’s 30-year-old boyfriend has been sleeping on the couch and is refusing to leave. 9/10 Misc Report –A mother called in after her daughter was assaulting her on W. Baker Avenue.

  • Social for Adults With Autism and Their Caregivers

    Cal State Fullerton’s Center for Autism is hosting a "Social for Adults With Autism and Their Caregivers" from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Titan Student Union.

Updated September 20, 2014 Dr G Change