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Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce Announces Retirement

  IRVINE, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2017): Longtime Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce announced today his plan to retire in February 2018.  Joyce, 54, has served as Irvine City Manager since 2005. He has worked for four California cities, also serving as City Manager in Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. This month is his 30-year anniversary…

Irvine’s Christina Shea Shows Where Her Priorities Lie; With Developers

The proposal to empower Irvine tax payers to directly influence ongoing development issues that the developer-beholden Irvine City Council majority seems to rubber stamp regularly is causing fear from those who will lose influence should Irvine for Responsible Growth’s ballot measure pass. The draft proposal hadn’t yet been cleared by the city clerk’s office and already there…

Great Park Auditors are Hypocrites

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…

Irvine Police Chief Maggard Retires

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…

Irvine Council Majority Running Scared of Possible State Probe

TheLiberalOC has learned the City of Irvine has directed the city’s lobbyist to do everything possible to persuade a State Legislative audit committee from investigating the conduct of the city’s two-person audit sub-committee and the investigators of a $1.3 million “audit” that cherry-picked witnesses and demanded private business records of Great Park contractors other clients.…