Tag Archive for Brown Act Violation

Alvarez: Brown Act Investigation! Quick we need a distraction, Michelle dump another commissioner.

In another demonstration of their flair for distraction from their own mistakes, the Santa Ana City Council is again using the power to remove members of city commissions as a diversion. This time they needed a way do distract from their collective failure to stop Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez from violating the right of Albert Castillo to address his grievances to his elected officials. The action by Claudia Alvarez has drawn the attention of the Attorney General’s office.

Black April Memorial Events in Westminster – Tarnished By Brown Act Violations and Politics

On or about March 29th a press statement drafted by Council member Tyler Diep, was released to the Vietnamese media on behalf of the three Vietnamese members of the City Council, Tyler Diep, Andy Quach, and Tri Ta in their official capacities. The statement clearly indicates that they have discussed the matter amongst themselves and reached several conclusions in concert.

Californians Aware serves Demand for Correction on GGUSD for failure to follow Brown Act

GARDEN GROVE — On Monday, February 1, 2010 Richard McKee of Californians Aware sent the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) a “Demand for Correction” letter citing repeated and continued violation of California’s open meetings laws. Californians Aware is a nonprofit organization established to help journalists and others keep Californians aware of what they need to…

GGUSD and Brown Act Violations: A follow-up

And to think, none of this controversy would have occurred at all if Lan Nguyen had simply followed the Brown Act in the first place. Instead he had to go and try to be sneaky, jumping through hoops in an attempt to skirt the law. All of that, just to set up who would be nominated for the officer positions on the Board.

GGSD Trustee KimOanh Nguyen Lam walks from meeting over Lan Nguyen’s violation of Brown Act

In a dramatic move supporting government transparency and accountability, Dr. KimOanh Nguyen Lam, Trustee for the Garden Grove Unified School District, walked out of Tuesday evening’s board meeting over an alleged blatant violation of the Brown Act by her fellow board members. The Brown Act prohibits a quorum of elected officials from deciding on public matters without…