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.

Irvine to Probe Votes by City Commissioners

Republican Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway points to a lobbyist’s email as evidence that votes on an apartment project might have been tainted by campaign contributions. Democratic Councilman Larry Agran says the accusation is just another election season political attack.

DA Requests Great Park Documents

The Orange County District Attorney sent a letter seeking all documents related to the city’s forensic investigation into the park’s finances.

Six Hot Debates to Watch This Week

Irvine looks at affordable housing for veterans while Villa Park considers ending its pension contract with CalPERs and Cypress studies more horse race dates at Los Alamitos.