Tag Archive for QuachGate

Andy Quach DUI Accident Anniversary 8-02-2009

One year ago today Westminster City Councilman Andy Quach smashed his $100K Mercedes into a wall on McFadden Avenue in Westminster. Thus launched the blooming of a story that we called QuachGate. Andy Quach was apparently out with friends drinking whiskey at a restaurant that doesn’t serve whiskey. He hopped in his car to drive home and on…

Citizen Journalism Is Simply Not Enough

Despite our best efforts, bloggers just don’t have enough resources to meet the need for full time investigative reporting. The explosion of internet journalism has launched hundreds of thousands of blogs covering everything from recipes to political opinion. In many cases, politics has inspired the merger of political opinion and actual investigative journalism. The result…

Quach Pleads Guilty to All Counts

Westminster city council member Andy Quach has pleaded guilty to all counts associated with his drunk driving arrest. HT to Bolsavik for the news. Councilman “Smiley”was sentenced to 10 days Caltrans work, three years of informal probation, fines and fees of about $2,000, and a 9-month alcohol awareness program Quatch did not appear in court…

QuachGate: Andy’s Mug Shot, FINALLY!

I will be searching my thesarus for various words that describe annoyed, but after more than two weeks, the Mug Shot from Andy Quach’s DUI arrest has finally been released. H/T to OC Weekly’s Scott Moxley who was able to get his hands on it. I first requested the photo on August 7th from the…