Tag Archive for Integrity

Flash Report Blogger Arrested in San Bernadino County

Flash Report blogger and San Bernadino Assistant Assessor Adam Aleman has been arrested in San Bernadino County on three counts of preparing false evidence, a single count each of offering forged or altered documents as evidence, destruction of public records and vandalism in excess of $400. Bail was set at $150,000. Aleman’s photo was removed from teh…

Have you no decency sir?

Stephen Smith, the publisher of the Irvine Tattler, is fast becoming the master of minutiae.  Point and case, Irvine Mayor Beth Krom made a statement about hearing from Irvine residents who received a website via email.  Smith reported that you can’t email a website, only mail a link to it.  But frankly, any moron who’s…

All Hail The Emperor Chicken Little

As expected, political retaliation rules the day at the Board of Supervisors in Orange County. The Emperor Chicken Little Moorlach got his way and began the retaliation against Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) board members who voted to defend the Retirement Fund, as required by law, against the law suit Moorlach has pushed in…

What to do about Carlos?

Orange County CEO Tom Mauk has a problem. The problem is Carlos “Bubba BustyGump” Bustamante. The Director of OC Public Works Administration cannot seem to figure out when to keep his unfunny sexist jokes to himself. He also forgot rule #1, Never tell an off color joke to, or in earshot of a reporter. UPDATE: just got…

Still waiting to hear back from CEO Mauk

Yesterday afternoon I submitted the following inquiry to the Orange County CEO Tom Mauk through the County Media/Community Relations department. I would like to know if there is any addtional comment from CEO Mauk regarding the matter of Mr. Bustamante’s “joke” on Tuesday. It is clear the Mr. Bustamante was NOT at the Hall of…

Irvine Tattler pulls a muscle to stay on message

On Christina Shea’s unofficial campaign web site, the Irvine Tattler, publisher Stephen Smith addressed the subject of Irvine lawyer Todd Gallinger’s public comments at last week’s City Council meeting in an oh-so-nuanced fashion.  Gallinger’s letter, which we published here last week, added the word Lobbyist in reference to a memo Shea wrote in November 2005.…

Mr. Mauk, what will you do about Carlos?

Last Tuesday, OC Public Works Director of Administration, Carlos Bustamante made what some in the Red blogosphere call a “funny and on point joke.” Christian and I were discussing the vote. At that point, Carlos walked into the building. he and I shook hands and commiserated about the vote. I told Carlos that I was…