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Great Park Auditors Seek Another Quarter Million at This Afternoon’s Irvine Council meeting

Great Park Ballon Ride - Photo: Violeta Vaqueiro

The Forensic Audit of the Great Park was designed to do one thing — generated negative headlines and mailers to help Republicans in the 2014 election.  And those mailers were duly produced and paid for by developers intent on keeping the council majority Republican.  Most experts agree, the audit should have taken no more than…

That Video Steven Choi Wouldn’t Let You See? We Have It

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Irvine Mayor Steven Choi denied Gafcon the ability to address the Irvine city council with their side of the story on HSNO’s reports in regards to Great Park taxpayer-funded political witchhunt designed to do nothing but general mailers paid for by IEs. Gafcon asked to air a 9 minute video in increments and Choi denied the…

Great Park Auditor delivers one unnecessary subpoena

Christina Shea

We’ve said all along, the forensic audit for the Great Park is a taxpayer-funded political witch hunt orchestrated by Council Republicans and today’s OC Register offers more proof. The public affairs firm of Forde & Mollrich was subpoenaed for records that they have already provided the city of Irvine and the Great Park Corp.  But…

Great Park Forensic Auditor Wants Another Contract

Christina Shea

HSNO, the forensic auditor that seems incapable of asking written questions to various Great Park contractors, is seeking a new $400,000 contractor for Phase II of the Forensic Audit of the Great Park and subpoena power to compel questions from key Great Park contractors. This is firm that could not complete the original contract on…

Great Park Forensic Audit; Politics Over Substance

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I’ll say this to Council member Christina Shea and Jeff Lalloway: mission accomplished. The forensic auditor delivered exactly the sort of document you wanted for the upcoming November elections. It’s loaded with the sort of editorial comment against Larry Agran you sought and charges of non-cooperation against Great Park contractors and it republished a bunch of numbers that have been covered in the multiple compliance audits already.