Tag Archive for Steven Choi

CRA AD-68 Assembly Forum: Candidates Play “I’m More Conservative Than You Are” Game

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A quirk in my schedule permitted me to attend Tuesday nights California Republican Assembly AD-68 forum at Orange City Hall last night featuring four Republicans running to replace Don Wagner in the assembly.  Chris Nguyen over at OC Political has a very, very homogenized play-by-play of the event and you can read it here.  To summarize,…

Brandman Issues a Statement on DPOC Resolution

The Orange County Register carries this story about Monday night’s DPOC resolution that the headline writer suggests was a censure of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman, the only Democrat on the council.  The reality is the resolution condemned the actions of the Council majority of Brandman, Kris Murray and Lucille Kring, so details do in…

Shea’s Living Wage Repeal Doesn’t Erase Nepotism Wages Paid as Mayor

Shea, Amante, Choi and Schott with an award of shame.

Irvine council member Christina Shea happily accepted an OC Taxpayers Association Roses Award of 2015 recently for her role in eliminating Irvine’s “living wage ordinance” that had been on the books since 2007.  Shea and her council majority friends claim this law cost Irvine taxpayers millions of dollars by having to pay higher wages to all City contractors’…

Did Shea Call Advertisers to Irvine Community News & Views?

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Earlier this week, we were forwarded an MP4 filed named Anonymous Voicemail(1) left for an advertiser in the Irvine Community News & Views to educate the advertiser about the perceived nature of the publication (it starts with a low volume and then gets louder, so stay with it).   The voice message lectures that the publication…

Dick Ackerman’s “IrvineCares” Calls on Beth Krom to Resign from Irvine City Council

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Former state senator Dick Ackerman, who left Fullerton years ago for new digs in Irvine, runs this conservative Republican operative called “Irvine Cares” which provides fodder for the council majority and the Great Park “auditors” to use bogus survey results positioned as “facts” to make their case.  In retaliation for the non-partisan state auditor’s pending…

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…