After a terrible display of censorship and squashing First Amendment Rights, Hills For Everyone Executive Director Claire Schlotterbeck calls out the Yorba Linda Planning Commission and staff at its abuse of power. Residents from Protect Our Homes and Hills were prepared to speak and show a PowerPoint at the Wednesday night Planning Commission meeting. After confirming with City staff when the presentation was due, they met the deadline with plenty of time to spare. It was only AFTER the City staff reviewed the PowerPoint that they were told they couldn’t show it because first, it was too long for one person to cover in five minutes. (It had been broken into five minute segments.) And then, residents were told they didn’t meet the City’s deadline for submission (24 hours prior) to clear the presentation for viruses, etc. (City staff said it could be submitted minutes before the meeting. Residents relied on their own portable equipment to show the presentation.
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