Campaign Spending Takes a Complex Route in Irvine

More than a dozen political action committees have spent hundreds of thousands to keep the Irvine Republican council majority in power. The Great Park Neighborhoods developer is responsible for a large portion.

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.