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SB 1011 Targets Mayor Tom Tait’s Land Dealings

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

  Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait, the darling of the good government crowd, is a stickler for abstaining from voting on council agenda items if there’s even the perception of the perception of a possible conflict with his business interests.  But not always. For example, at the June 5, 2012 Anaheim City Council meeting, he  abstained from…

FPPC Confirms an Investigation of Irvine Council Member Christina Shea

Christina Shea

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has informed TheLiberalOC is investigating Irvine Council member Christina Shea. A February 5, 2016 letter to us states: “…The Enforcement Division of the Fair Political Practices Commission will investigate the allegation(s), under the jurisdiction of the Commission, of the sworn compliant you submitted in the above-referenced matter.  You will…

Santa Ana’s Pulido under FPPC investigation

Mayor Miguel Pulido - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has opened its own investigation of Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido over a property swap that resulted in a 197,000 profit to the mayor. The FPPC is investigating possible violations by the mayor, according to a Feb. 18 letter from the agency. The possible violations include failing to report economic interests in the property, as well as the transaction itself, and Pulido’s vote on the $1.35 million contract awarded to the previous property owner.

SAPD Rape Investigation – A Bad Ethical Call


A midst allegations that a minor girl was raped by a minor boy at a party held at Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s home, I take issue with the fact that the SAPD determined that there was no conflict or ethical problems regarding their investigating the allegations.