The group Fullerton Taxpayers for Reform will be fined $2,500 by the state’s ethics watchdog for distributing 500 campaign signs during the June 2016 primary election that failed to include proper funding disclosures.
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.
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.