Tag Archive for lies

Santa Ana Planning Commissioners Alderete & Mill offer Complete Form 700 Disclosures for 2014

Santa Ana Planing Commissioner Eric Alderete on the left with Santa Ana Council member Vince Sarmiento on the right (Photo credit: OC Register)

Months ago, we reported that Santa Ana Planning Commissioners Eric Alderete and Sean H. Mill, planning commission chair and vice chair at the time, has failed to comopletely file their statements of economic interest on their Form 700 disclosure forms for 2013.  After getting the runaround from the City Manager’s and City Attorney’s office for…

Fine Levied in 2012 Irvine Election Dark Money Case

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a $14,000 fine has been levied against a Pennsylvania donor and a Virginia non-profit for disguising contributions in the dark money donation that helped topple the Democratic majority in the 2012 City of Irvine Elections.  It’s a wholly-inadequate fine and proves elections can be purchased for the right buyer.…

Still want that Friendship City in Irvine? Come on Down; Choi’s Making Deals

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It’s always fun to discover politicians pandering for votes from a particular segment of the voting population.  We reported on an earlier candidate’s forum in Irvine at the Chinese Cultural Center where every person in the room was aware that Mayor Steven Choi had called China “a terrorist nation,” and that his Chinese-American planning commissioner…

Kang to Sue CHA Over Bogus Mailer Supporting Irvine Republicans

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The developers funding the Irvine Republican ticket have finally jumped the shark with a mailer than came out Saturday featuring former Irvine Democratic Mayor Sukhee Kang’s photo with text suggesting his support for the Republican ticket. Kang, the city’s first Korean-American mayor who led the city through the toughest part of the Bush recession, was…