Tag Archive for Larry Agran

Agran Responds to Deposition Questioning

Larry Agran

The deposition of former Irvine Council member Larry Agran has been released and it’ll take you awhile to go through it (it’s about 300 pages); the link is here. Anthony Taylor of Aleshire & Wynder, is believed to be using this investigation as a try out to become the city’s new law firm, spends a…

Lalloway seeks to eliminate Irvine’s Business License Tax; How about the Hotel Improvement District Tax?

Lalloway PuppetMaster

Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway has proposed eliminating the city of Irvine’s business license tax program which amounts to $51 a year for any business in the city from giants like Broadcom to mom-and-pop shops.  The program generates just under $1 million a year but according to Lalloway, it costs $600K to administer, but…

Republicans Litter Irvine with Political Signs Against Someone Not Running

AgranAudit signs

Irvine drivers along Michelson were treated to a fresh batch of orange “AgranAudit” signs on both sides of the roadway.  These signs were allowed during last fall’s political season as Larry Agran was running for re-election.  But Agran is out of office.  There’s no city election.  And the Irvine Police report numerous calls from residents…

Agran’s Deposition set for Friday the 13th

Larry Agran

Former Irvine council member Larry Argan will sit down for his deposition into the Great Park forensic audit and investigation tomorrow with Anthony R. Taylor, the private attorney conducting the investigation into the Great Park.  Agran missed a deposition last month because he had asked for questions in writing so he could prepare for the interview…

Has more Toxic Waste been uncovered at Irvine’s Fifth High School Construction Site

Irvine HS Sites vs. Former El Toro Superfund Site

Hat trip to Irvine Community News & Views for this story that documents evidence that dangerous toxic waste has been uncovered during the construction of Irvine’s new Portola High School in the city’s Northeast corridor near the Musick Jail site. The piece, written by Harvey Liss, carefully documents the materials discovered through a series of…

Great Park Forensic Audit; was the Bid Rigged?

Great Park Ballon Ride - Photo: Violeta Vaqueiro

The Voice of OC has a blockbuster story today from an auditor who declined to submit a bid to conduct the Great Park Foresnic Audit on the grounds that the project was not independent and was designed to lead to a biased conclusion.  We’ve been saying all along, this audit was a taxpayer-funded withhunt designed…