Monthly Archives: October 2008

Choi has formed a Committee to Run for Assembly in 2010

I just got a robocall from the Re-Elect Steven Choi to City Council.  Good thing I wasn’t eating anything, because it would have been too much.  The call extolled all the reasons why we Irvine voters should re-elect councilmember Choi.  It neglected to mention he has already formed a committee to run for Chuck DeVore’s…

Who’s Funding the No on R & S Effort in Irvine?

The OC Weekly’s Matt Coker does a nice job summarizing the folks supporting the No on Measure R & S campaigns in Irvine.  In the fine tradition of Stephen Smith of the Irvine Tattler, I’d like to suggest that these funds are all laundered to a Shea slush fund designed to finance anything Larry Agran…

City of Irvine Prevails in Lawsuit Filed by Council Candidate Pat Rodgers

I have received word that the City of Irvine has prevailed in a lawsuit filed by Council candidate Patrick Rodgers and former IUSD Trustee and City Council member Greg Smith.  I post have details as I get them. The suit, filed by Greg Smith, planning commissioner and former councilman, and former police officer Pat Rodgers, alleges…

TeamIrvine: The New Definition of Anemic Fundraising

TeamIrvine.org is coming into Tuesday city hall elections with perhaps the worst fundraising record of a political slate on record in Irvine. In filings obtained from City Hall yesterday, through October 18, Mayoral candidate Christina Shea has raised $32,919; her opponent, Council member Sukhee Kang was over $160,000 for the same period with about 30…