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Bushala’s Baaaaccckkkk; Anti-Kang Website Debuts

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Former Friends for Fullerton’s Future (FFFFF) blogger Tony Bushala, best known for a brief success and then failure to take over the Fullerton City Council, has reared his ugly blogsphere noggin with a new anti-Suhkee Kang blog and website.  Tony’s complaint?  Kang, a candidate for State Senate in SD-29, is a carpetbagger.  Of course, if you look in the…

CD-46 Candidates: District Support Tells a Different Story

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The candidates seeking to replace Loretta Sanchez in CD-46 held their first debate on Saturday after having released financial disclosure statements just before the weekend.  With spin abound, it’s a little hard to distinguish who raised what during the period, so we’ve broken it down and dug up these links that anyone can see. In…

Dick Ackerman’s “IrvineCares” Calls on Beth Krom to Resign from Irvine City Council

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Former state senator Dick Ackerman, who left Fullerton years ago for new digs in Irvine, runs this conservative Republican operative called “Irvine Cares” which provides fodder for the council majority and the Great Park “auditors” to use bogus survey results positioned as “facts” to make their case.  In retaliation for the non-partisan state auditor’s pending…

Irvine Police Chief Maggard Retires

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City Manager Sean Joyce announced today the retirement of Irvine Police Department (IPD) Chief David L. Maggard, Jr. after 13 years of distinguished service to the Irvine community.   Chief Maggard has served as IPD Chief of Police for 12 years and Deputy Chief for one year. During Chief Maggard’s tenure, the City of Irvine was…

Third Time is a Charm; Joint Audit Committee will Audit the Great Park Audit

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Irvine’s Republican Council majority likes to talk about transparency in government but that only applies when looking into policies enacted by the former Democratic Council majority.  When it comes to transparency on their own actions for how the Great Park investigation was conducted, they’ve done everything possible to prevent the same sort of scrutiny. So…