The CotoBuzz Journal

Community Journalism, Newsletters and  Blogs Covering South Orange County, CA

 

 

May,  2007   

We do not make jokes, we simply watch the LA Times, the Orange County Register and the Coto de Caza Board of directors and report the facts!

CZ Master Association Alleged Corruption and Malfeasance
Responding to a Coto Discussion Forum, Mr. Morabito writes:Hello All: Since Dave asked me to be specific concerning Varo/Mezger corruption and malfeasance, I thought I would provide a list as follows:

CZ Master Association Candidates Night May 10, 2007
The CZ Candidate?s Night has been scheduled for May 2007 at 6:00 pm at the Golf and Racquet Club.Contrary to the spirit and the law of the recent democratization of Common Interest Developments, such as the CZ Master Association, the three open seats...

OCR Paraphrasing in Laguna Woods Village
The CotoBuzz Journal previously reported on a brewing scandal related to alleged misuse of credit card by property management company employees in an article titled Laguna Woods Residents Outraged by Use of Credit Cards Issued to Property Manager...

1Q2007 Coto de Caza Crime and Vandalism Report
A comparison between the 1Q2006 and 1Q2007 Crime and Vandalism reports shows that a favorite Coto de Caza crime is fraud, that the Peter Pan Syndrome continues to be alive and well (crime is evenly distributed between kids and adults) and a criminal...

WHAT COTO DE CAZA NEEDS FROM SUPERVISOR BATES
The reality is that we need just two things from Supervisor Pat Bates that should justifiably be funded by the county given the tax dollars that we pay. They are about $240,000 a year of pro-active Sheriff and/or CHP traffic patrols in Coto to deal with...

Less Orange County Register Paraphrase, More Feeling?
April 27, 2007Is it coincidental that fiscal responsibility, accountability and transparency, including funding of the Sports Park have dominated the Coto Discussion Forum for the last couple of weeks, and then what do you see on the cover of the April...

The End of a Prostituting,.. err Paraphrase Era?
Prior to the arrival of Melissa Jones to the Orange County Register as City editor, we had extensive discussions with Lyn Montagna (Jones? predecessor) on the type of responsible community journalism needed for Coto de Caza.

 

Community

Around Orange County Homeowner Associations

Public Safety

Politics

General Interest

Join the Discussion

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Community

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE SPEECH & DEBATE TEAM PLACES 10TH IN NATION
Larry Radden, Director of Forensics in the Speech Department at Saddleback College , announced that the Forensics Team placed 10th out of 78 schools represented at the National Phi Rho Pi Tournament in Houston , Texas .

RUSSIAN FANTASY AT SADDLEBACK COLLEGE - May 12, 2007
The Saddleback College ?s Symphony Orchestra presents Russian Fantasy on Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre. Conducted by Carmen Cortez Dominguez, this talented orchestra?s 2006-2007 seasons? repertoire will include Beethoven Symphony...

2007 RSM SUMMER SOCCER CLASSIC- Father's Day Weekend
Rancho Santa Margarita Soccer Club will hold its Annual Summer Soccer Classic over Father's Day weekend. The two-day family event will be held on June 16 & 17 and will take place on pristine fields located in South Orange County, CA. A great way to spend...

REQUIEM BY LUIGI CHERUBINIPERFORMED BY SADDLEBACK COLLEGE COMMUNITY CHORALE - May 19, 2007
The Saddleback College Community Chorale and Orchestra, Conducted by Dr. Scott Farthing, will perform Requiem by Luigi Cherubini on Sunday Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Andrew?s-By-The-Sea United Methodist Church, 2001 Calle Frontera, San...

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Safety

1Q2007 Coto de Caza Crime and Vandalism Report
A comparison between the 1Q2006 and 1Q2007 Crime and Vandalism reports shows that a favorite Coto de Caza crime is fraud, that the Peter Pan Syndrome continues to be alive and well (crime is evenly distributed between kids and adults) and a criminal...

CHP in Coto - Big Mouth CZ Bob- By Joseph Morabito, former member CZ Master Association Board of Directors
Hello All: I have heard that CHP officers are not volunteering to work in Coto even for the time and a half pay they would earn. So, we are not even getting the 40 hours a week that was the original deal under Glisson/Rose. It would seem that Bob...

CHP Patrol Hours Down, DUI-related Accidents Up: Coto de Caza Traffic Accident Trends - 1Q2007 - another Case of Cause-Effect
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports a total of 6 collision for the first quarter in 2007, one injury and 5 property damage only traffic collisions, for the un-incorporated area of Coto de Caza. Two of the collisions were DUI related.

Coto de Caza?s Bastard Child: Public Safety
In just 15 short months, the community witnessed the absence of the CHP for proactive traffic patrol followed by two tragic traffic accidents. In the last one, the board blamed the victim, although the teen driver eventually pleaded guilty.

From Safety Committee to Committee to Turn Coto de Caza Into a City - Overview
This brief starts with the firing of a volunteer (early 2006) Public Safety Chairperson for her refusal to give up her free speech rights and promote Coto for city, before public safety.The president of the CZ Master Association board promises to fire...

CZ Master Association Candidates Night May 10, 2007
The CZ Candidate?s Night has been scheduled for May 2007 at 6:00 pm at the Golf and Racquet Club.Contrary to the spirit and the law of the recent democratization of Common Interest Developments, such as the CZ Master Association, the three open seats...

How many times must the CZ safety committee be formed before it can be called an association committee?
A 2006 CZ newsletter proudly announces that the ?CZ Master Association Champions Public Safety Committee?, During 2006 general CZ board meetings, the board appoints a chairman and various public safety committee members.A 2007 CZ stupid lawyer letter...

CZ Master Association Alleged Corruption and Malfeasance
Responding to a Coto Discussion Forum, Mr. Morabito writes:Hello All: Since Dave asked me to be specific concerning Varo/Mezger corruption and malfeasance, I thought I would provide a list as follows:

WHAT COTO DE CAZA NEEDS FROM SUPERVISOR BATES
The reality is that we need just two things from Supervisor Pat Bates that should justifiably be funded by the county given the tax dollars that we pay. They are about $240,000 a year of pro-active Sheriff and/or CHP traffic patrols in Coto to deal with...

 

 

 


 

Politics

WHAT COTO DE CAZA NEEDS FROM SUPERVISOR BATES
The reality is that we need just two things from Supervisor Pat Bates that should justifiably be funded by the county given the tax dollars that we pay. They are about $240,000 a year of pro-active Sheriff and/or CHP traffic patrols in Coto to deal with...

Homeowner Association (HOA) Lawyer Factoids
The Davis-Stirling Act is a part of the California Civil Code. In the Davis-Stirling Act:The term "attorney fees" is codified/mandated: 22 times.The term "homeowner" is merely mentioned: 3 timesIs it any wonder that we see so many stupid lawyer...

CZ Master Association Alleged Corruption and Malfeasance
Responding to a Coto Discussion Forum, Mr. Morabito writes:Hello All: Since Dave asked me to be specific concerning Varo/Mezger corruption and malfeasance, I thought I would provide a list as follows:

CZ Master Association Waste of Money - Letter to Pat Bates by Joseph Morabito, former member CZ Master Association BOD
Sergio: As Supervisor Bates representative, I am writing you as a long time Coto resident and former CZ Board Member to complain about Supervisor Bates agreeing to waste $20,000 of tax payer money and $5,600 more dollars in CZ dues money to conduct a...

Boycott the CZ Master Association Delegate Electoral System
Hello All: When I received my Delegate Vote Form with Bob Curran asking for a vote for Delegate, I threw it in the trash compactor. Bob is a nice enough guy; but I am boycotting the whole Delegate Electoral System. Last year Bob refused to reveal who...

More HOA Micromanaging - Of Correa, Kingston, CAI and Corrupt Politicians.
When the governor signed legislation to bring direct elections to Homeowner?s associations such as the CZ Master Association, the president of the board called this legislation ?micro-management?, and proceeded to ignore the spirit and the law.

WHAT COTO DE CAZA NEEDS FROM SUPERVISOR BATES
The reality is that we need just two things from Supervisor Pat Bates that should justifiably be funded by the county given the tax dollars that we pay. They are about $240,000 a year of pro-active Sheriff and/or CHP traffic patrols in Coto to deal with...

 


 

 

 

 


General Interest

Homeowner Association (HOA) Lawyer Factoids
The Davis-Stirling Act is a part of the California Civil Code. In the Davis-Stirling Act:The term "attorney fees" is codified/mandated: 22 times.The term "homeowner" is merely mentioned: 3 timesIs it any wonder that we see so many stupid lawyer...

NYTimes "Paraphrases" Military Rape Story - CZ "Paraphrased" Story on CHP Firing
On March 18th, the New York Times published a piece titled ?The Women?s War?, centered around the plight of several female Veterans of the war in Iraq.

Less Orange County Register Paraphrase, More Feeling?
April 27, 2007Is it coincidental that fiscal responsibility, accountability and transparency, including funding of the Sports Park have dominated the Coto Discussion Forum for the last couple of weeks, and then what do you see on the cover of the April...

The End of a Prostituting,.. err Paraphrase Era?
Prior to the arrival of Melissa Jones to the Orange County Register as City editor, we had extensive discussions with Lyn Montagna (Jones? predecessor) on the type of responsible community journalism needed for Coto de Caza.

 

 

CotoBlozz Acitivy to Date

 

 

 


Around Orange County HOAs

OCR Paraphrasing in Laguna Woods Village
The CotoBuzz Journal previously reported on a brewing scandal related to alleged misuse of credit card by property management company employees in an article titled Laguna Woods Residents Outraged by Use of Credit Cards Issued to Property Manager...

Questions Raised RE: Marina Hills Audited Financials/Property Management Company Behavior- Marina Hills and Coto de Caza use same property management company.
Hans Strupat, a dissident member of the Marina Hills homeowners association (MHPCA) board of directors has raised questions about the audited financials prepared by independent auditor Robert A. Owens.

Leisure World and Coto de Caza - One Small Small World! Concerned Resident?s Meeting Minutes
A group of concerned residents got together at the clubhouse tonight to discuss a number of issues including mis-information, intimidation and fiscal mismanagement. There was even talk of the Orange County District Attorney convening a grand jury and...

CZ Master Association Candidates Night May 10, 2007
The CZ Candidate?s Night has been scheduled for May 2007 at 6:00 pm at the Golf and Racquet Club.Contrary to the spirit and the law of the recent democratization of Common Interest Developments, such as the CZ Master Association, the three open seats...

CZ Master Association Alleged Corruption and Malfeasance
Responding to a Coto Discussion Forum, Mr. Morabito writes:Hello All: Since Dave asked me to be specific concerning Varo/Mezger corruption and malfeasance, I thought I would provide a list as follows:

More Homeowner Association Financial Audit Irregularities
Marina and Coto and other HOA residents may benefit from the GRF looking at independent financial audits.

Homeowner Association (HOA) Lawyer Factoids
The Davis-Stirling Act is a part of the California Civil Code. In the Davis-Stirling Act:The term "attorney fees" is codified/mandated: 22 times.The term "homeowner" is merely mentioned: 3 timesIs it any wonder that we see so many stupid lawyer...

Laguna Woods Residents Outraged by Use of Credit Cards Issued to Property Manager Employees! Concerned Residents Speak Up About Fiscal Mismanagement
A group of concerned Laguna Woods residents got together April 5, 2007 at the clubhouse tonight to discuss a number of issues including mis-information, intimidation and fiscal mismanagement. There was even talk of the Orange County District Attorney...

The End of a Prostituting,.. err Paraphrase Era?
Prior to the arrival of Melissa Jones to the Orange County Register as City editor, we had extensive discussions with Lyn Montagna (Jones? predecessor) on the type of responsible community journalism needed for Coto de Caza.

More HOA Micromanaging - Of Correa, Kingston, CAI and Corrupt Politicians.
When the governor signed legislation to bring direct elections to Homeowner?s associations such as the CZ Master Association, the president of the board called this legislation ?micro-management?, and proceeded to ignore the spirit and the law.

CZ Master Association Alleged Corruption and Malfeasance
Responding to a Coto Discussion Forum, Mr. Morabito writes:Hello All: Since Dave asked me to be specific concerning Varo/Mezger corruption and malfeasance, I thought I would provide a list as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisement


Topic ONE here

 

Archived Newsletters

Select Blogzz & click icon

General Information

HOA Resources

Emergency numbers

Public Safety Resources

Crime Watch

Sex Offenders in the Area

Real Time Traffic Report

LA Times Orange County

http://www.vicjohnson.com/wp-rss2.php  Subscribe 

RSS Version - What is RSS? 

Area Links

ORANGE COUNTY BLOGS: 


Topic TWO here


Topic THREE here


Topic FOUR here

Topic FIVE here

The CotoBuzz Journal    P.O. Box 154 Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678       (509) 355-8895

Privacy Policy  |  Need Help?Contact Us |  Administrator:  cotobuzz@yahoo.com

:  Coto de Caza ™, Rancho Santa Margarita ™ ,  CZ™     ™,  the Dove and the Dove Canyon™,  are trademarks of @WEBO.