Recall Shakes Up Fullerton City Council

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Outrage over the video-taped beating death of a mentally ill man by Fullerton police is likely the reason three city council members lost their jobs in Tuesday's election. What else was behind the recall? Is the new council ready to fire officials, downsize city government and outsource public safety? Also, Mayor Villaraigosa's "market-based solution" to parking in downtown LA, using San Francisco's experience with meters that charge different rates depending on how many drivers are looking for spaces to park. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, free speech, government corruption and "Citizens United."

Banner image: Ron Thomas, father of Kelly Thomas, who was allegedly killed by Fullerton police, addresses the Fullerton City Council on August 2, 2011. Photo: Calwatch