CITY caught stealing the campaign signs of candidates challenging the incumbents

By Desi Kiss

Yesterday (10/14/2014) City of Mission Viejo was caught stealing the campaign signs of candidates challenging the incumbents in the upcoming election.

According to City of Mission Viejo Public Services Supervisor Raul Villalobos and Merchants Landscape Services Inc. Area Manager Noel Manzo, Assistant City Manager Keith Ratay ordered the removal of ALL POLITICAL yard signs from City property.

The problem with the signs that were found in the landscape Contractor’s vehicle were removed from property that does NOT belong to the City. To the best of my knowledge they were only: Kiss, Sachs, Thornton & Raths signs. I don’t think that Casta Del Sol & 3 ft of the Jeronimo sidewalk as well as other private areas on Olympiad where political signs were allowed for Campaigning purposes is City Property. Continue reading