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Lake Forest Council Member charged with Illegally Removing Campaign Signs

Adam Nick

The Orange County DA’s office has formally charged Lake Forest Council Member and former Congressional candidate Adam Nick with illegally removing campaign signs that belonged to another council member in last November’s election.  Nick was the Republican’s sacrificial lamb against Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Here’s the release from the DA’s office: LAKE FOREST COUNCILMAN CHARGED WITH…

Fine Levied in 2012 Irvine Election Dark Money Case

Jon Fleischman

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a $14,000 fine has been levied against a Pennsylvania donor and a Virginia non-profit for disguising contributions in the dark money donation that helped topple the Democratic majority in the 2012 City of Irvine Elections.  It’s a wholly-inadequate fine and proves elections can be purchased for the right buyer.…

Irvine Community News & Views Still Publishing

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After November’s bitter and close election, Irvine Republicans like Allan Bartlett and Jeff Lalloway went to social media to ask if anyone got their copy of Irvine Community News & Views because, “my copy hasn’t arrived” followed by derisive comments that the OC Register’s delivery team was responsible for distribution.  Lots of griping from Irvine…