Tag Archive for Christina Shea

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

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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

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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…

Third Time is a Charm; Joint Audit Committee will Audit the Great Park Audit

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Irvine’s Republican Council majority likes to talk about transparency in government but that only applies when looking into policies enacted by the former Democratic Council majority.  When it comes to transparency on their own actions for how the Great Park investigation was conducted, they’ve done everything possible to prevent the same sort of scrutiny. So…

Frenemines on the Irvine City Council

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway has a reputation for being a bully at times, especially when he doesn’t get his way.  And his council colleagues voted against him last week in approving security cameras at the soccer fields and parking lots at The Great Park. So after my week in Vegas, I had several…