A prominent California attorney has alleged that members of the Anaheim City Council violated state law when they voted on behalf of a $158 million hotel subsidy, after accepting contributions from a PAC tied to the project’s developer. Attorney Cory Briggs urged California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas to prosecute the council members in a letter sent Thursday.
A complaint filed by TheLiberalOC publisher Chris Prevatt with the OC District Attorney over the Brown Act violation by Santa Ana Councilwoman Alvarez has bee turned over to the Attorney General for investigation.
Below are some of the videos presented by the Attorney General candidates at the CADEM2010 Convention on Sunday. Pedro Nava’s is my personal favorite of the three that I could find. Alberto Torrico [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM_6cnqsAvs&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Pedro Nava [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klzliMyCPEQ&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Chris Kelly
“I strongly request that you stop the current process to sell the Orange County Fairgrounds. Under the current circumstances, it is not in the best interest of California or Orange County to sell this valuable property. This sale has been tainted by misinformation, misrepresentations, conflicts of interests, questionable legal and ethical activities, and a potential constitutional barrier regarding the sale of the property,”