Tag Archive for Investigation

FPPC TO INVESTIGATE SUPERVISOR ANDREW DO FOR USING FUNDS SOLICITED FROM A BUDDHIST TEMPLE FOR CAMPAIGN PURPOSES

Supervisor Andrew Do partying

  GARDEN GROVE – California Fair Political Practices Commission Enforcement Division Spokesperson Chloe Hackert confirmed today that the State’s Ethics Committee would investigate a new complaint against County Supervisor Andrew Do. The complaint which was filed by Do’s opponent Garden Grove City Councilmember Phat Bui, accuses Do of violation of the California General Code Section…

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,…

Great Park Auditors are Hypocrites

Balloon Ride at The Great Park Irvine

The law firm of Aleshire & Wynder and the accounting firm Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC submitted invoices well over budget that was not authorized by the Irvine City Council to complete the final report of the Great Park forensic audit and investigation, employing the very tactics they criticized selected vendors of the Great Park…

The Irvine GOP Council Majority’s Karma Sandwich

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

The Daily Pilot reported on the State Joint Audit Committee’s vote to audit the city of Irvine’s Investigation of the Great Park, ignoring pleas from the entire OC Republican state assembly and state senate delegation to do so.  So much for the Republicans being champions of transparency. Predictably, Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway, a candidate…

Irvine Council Majority to spend more Taxpayer dollars on Political Witch hunt

Irvine City Council (l-r) Beth Krom, Jeffrey Lalloway, Steven Choi (Mayor), Christina Shea, Larry Agran

Tuesday afternoon (a 3:30 pm start), the Republican Irvine city council majority will convene to approve what’s expected to be hundreds of thousands of dollars for Aleshire and Wynder, the investigators of the Great Park don’t-call-it-a-forensic-audit to pursue tolling agreements from Great Park contractors targeted in their investigation. The city council will approve a budget…