Can the Great Park Be Built Without Redevelopment?

As it has become more likely that the park will lose funding totaling $2.2 billion over 40 years, its leadership has been privately exploring other fundraising ideas. One city councilman wants to have a more public discussion.

At Odds Over Great Park Letter

Sources say Beth Krom, an Irvine councilwoman and chairwoman of the Great Park board of directors, tried to hide from other directors a letter proposing a controversial lease expansion at the park. Krom calls the accusations election-year posturing.