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AD-68 Republican Candidate Deborah Pauly Arrested for DUI

Deborah Pauly on left

Former Villa Park council member and current candidate for AD-68 Deborah Pauly was arrested for driving under the influence in the early morning hours of 9/12/2015 according to this story in the Voice of OC.  Pauly’s car struck a parked truck in Anaheim with her Porsche 911.  She failed a field sobriety test and was…

Rep. Sanchez releases statement on the Pope’s Address to Congress

Rep. Loretta Sanchez - OCYD Clinton Awards

Hot off the press: Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) released the following statement after Pope Francis’ address to the Joint Meeting of Congress:  “Pope Francis’ words of compassion, hope and reconciliation during his address to the Joint Meeting of Congress were refreshing and much needed, especially in light of the divisive rhetoric that has gripped our…

Dick Ackerman’s “IrvineCares” Calls on Beth Krom to Resign from Irvine City Council


Former state senator Dick Ackerman, who left Fullerton years ago for new digs in Irvine, runs this conservative Republican operative called “Irvine Cares” which provides fodder for the council majority and the Great Park “auditors” to use bogus survey results positioned as “facts” to make their case.  In retaliation for the non-partisan state auditor’s pending…

Great Park Auditors are Hypocrites

Balloon Ride at The Great Park Irvine

The law firm of Aleshire & Wynder and the accounting firm Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC submitted invoices well over budget that was not authorized by the Irvine City Council to complete the final report of the Great Park forensic audit and investigation, employing the very tactics they criticized selected vendors of the Great Park…