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FPPC is Investigating Irvine Council Member Christina Shea

Christina Shea

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) says Irvine Council Member Christina Shea is the subject of an “existing investigation” prior to receiving a formal complaint on Shea from TheLiberalOC. In a letter dated January 22, 2016, the FPPC informed this blog that “since the allegations in your complaint are the subject of an existing investigation,…

TheLiberalOC Files FPPC Complaint against Irvine’s Christina Shea

Christina Shea

TheLiberalOC today filed a formal Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) complaint against Irvine City Council member Christina Shea based on her conflict of interest in serving KIA Motors a s government relations representative while also directing Irvine City Staff to expedite tasks requested by her client.  Requests by Shea to City staff were sent to…

OJ Blog Lets Dunn Campaign Edit a Post

OJ Blogger Vern Nelson

  Orange Juice blogger Vern Nelson put up a fawning post about CD-46 Congressional candidate Joe Dunn on Tuesday; the post was up for about five hours and yanked, only to re-appear about 36 hours later.  Nelson removed the post at the request of the Dunn campaign in order to correct a few factual errors. Correcting…

No better Reason for an Ethics Commission

District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Mayor Pulido sit together at the mayor's table at the state of the city address. (Photo by: Adam Elmahrek/Voice of OC).

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s long-time political consultant Dennis DeSnoo maxed out in a first time campaign contribution of $1,900 to DA Tony Rackauckas two months after Voice of OC exposed his property swap which ultimately led him to be placed him under investigation by Santa Ana city Attorney Sonia Carvalho. As icing on this ethics mud pie, other Pulido allies also suddenly gave to Rackauckas according to the Voice of OC Report.