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FPPC Investigating Do

Supervisor Andrew Do partying

A press release from Phat Bui for Supervisor: GARDEN GROVE — The California Fair Political Practices Commission announced today that it will investigate a complaint against Orange County First District Supervisor Andrew Do filed by his opponent Garden Grove City Councilmember Phat Bui. Bui’s complaint asked the FPPC to investigate a series of mass mailings…

FPPC Poised to Fine Fullerton Developer Tony Bushala Over 2012 Mailer


The Fair Political Practices Commission will decide next week whether to fine Fullerton developer Tony Bushala, the former blogger for Friends for Fullerton’s Future, $2,000 over irregularities in a political mail issued in the 2012 election designed to hurt Fullerton City Council member Jan Flory. In the meeting next week, the Commission will review what really is…

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…

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…

Voters will decide on Orange County’s Ethics Commission

Local political watchdog Shirley Grindle addresses county supervisors in July. (Photo by: Nick Gerda/Voice of OC)

Editors note: we reached out to Shirley Grindle, OC’s political watchdog, for her thoughts on the proposed Ethics Commission ballot measure for next June; she offered her thoughts below:   For the past 10 years, I have made several attempts to convince the County Board of Supervisors to establish what is commonly referred to as…