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QuachGate: No Major Coverup; but it sure looked like one.

In general, I try to avoid reaching a conclusion that people are trying to hide something until I have clear reason to believe they are. The standard I usually follow is governed by the amount of inconsequential information that is concealed when I start asking questions. If I get most of what I am asking…

QuachGate: Why won’t Westminster release records they already released?

What is it about city attorneys that causes them to be unable to respond to public records requests for information that has already been released? I’m talking of course about the City Attorney for Westminster. Seems they have difficulty first in responding to requests for information in a timely manner. Which some of the time could…

QuachGate: Andy’s Mug Shot, FINALLY!

I will be searching my thesarus for various words that describe annoyed, but after more than two weeks, the Mug Shot from Andy Quach’s DUI arrest has finally been released. H/T to OC Weekly’s Scott Moxley who was able to get his hands on it. I first requested the photo on August 7th from the…

QuachGate: That Elusive 85 Minute Gap

On the evening of his DUI accident Westminster Councilman Andy Quach told authorities and the Orange County Register that he was at the West Coast Seafood Buffet Restaurant at 15440 Beach Blvd., in Westminster meeting with friends and that he had fallen asleep on his way home from that gathering. According to police reports, Quach…

QuachGate: Incident Personnel Costs $1,943

Yesterday I received a partial response to the public records requests I filed related to Andy Quach’s DUI accident and arrest on August 2, 2009. I say partial response because out of more than a dozen items requested, I have the answers to two. I asked what the personnel costs in terms of time and…

QuachGate: Stonewalled By Westminster City Attorney?

On the one hand, I really do have empathy for the staff at Westminster City Hall, and Police Department. They have a difficult job dealing with the drama that is Andy Quach, Tyler Diep, and their Godfather Van Tran. They have been hit with dozens of public records requests and have had to send most…

QuachGate: And “Tyler” Diep Too?

Bolsavik recounts an interesting story about Tyler Diep and Citryst Restaurant on his blog August 15th. Tyler Diep’s pre-emptive apology Apparently having learned a lesson from Andy Quach’s false denial, his fellow member on the Westminster City Council Tyler Diep (pictured) decided to come clean on an issue that has not even been made public yet.…