Tag Archive for Sean Joyce

Great Park Auditors are Hypocrites

Balloon Ride at The Great Park Irvine

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

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

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.…

Anti-Choi Library Boondoogle Signs Removed by City


It’s not election season, but Irvine residents were treated to hundreds of “political” signs urging residents to call city hall to tell Mayor Steven Choi to abandon his $150 million Library at the Great Park “legacy” project which counts on philanthropic contributions to make happen.  This is Republican infighting at best and appears to pit…

Public CEO talks to Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce


PublicCEO.com, a site that runs a lot of stories from us, has videotaped an interview with Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce.  You can see it here. Joyce’s interview is the 20th in the series “Meet Your City Manager.”   I’m not offering any spoilers as I’d like that site to get your hits.