Balboa Park

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Forde's Theatre: Overpriced PR Consultant Confesses Great Park Plan Was A Dream

    Having collected $7.23 million to do public relations for a government park that may never be fully built because of wasted spending, Newport Beach consultant Arnold Forde made clear at the outset of an Aug. 5 deposition that he is contemptuous of questions about his windfall. The recipient of no- ... More >>

  • News

    January 23, 2014

    Larry Agran's Irvine Idiots

    [Moxley Confidential] Even after the release of a damning audit, the longtime political boss and his apologists still think all's swell at the Great Park

  • News

    August 19, 2010

    The Great Park: Hot Air?

    Thanks to Larry Agran, a few people have gotten very rich from the county's proposed $1.2 billion, still-not-built park

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    Agran Wants Your Federal Dollars for Great Park

    During his fourth annual State of the Great Park address today at Irvine City Hall, Orange County Great Park Corp. board chairman Larry Agran said federal stimulus funds from the Obama administration are being sought to help pay for $61 million worth of construction beginning there this year.Near th ... More >>

  • Features

    November 7, 2002

    Son of Scary

    Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    The Incredible Shrinking Park

    {Irvine plans a PR offensive to defend not-so-Great Park

  • Columns

    August 23, 2001
  • Culture

    August 2, 2001

    Who Needs Hijinks?

    Twelfth Night at Globe

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Sailor Suit

    ACLU ready to sue county over Boy Scouts control of Newport real estate

  • Unknown

    November 2, 2000

    South County: Bigger, Longer and Uncut

    Times gives developers a chance to pound Agran over Great Park proposal

  • Culture

    October 5, 2000
  • Culture

    December 24, 1998

    One Sad Grinch

    New holiday musical leaves at least one patron disappointed

  • Culture

    October 29, 1998


    Sex, salvation, the French and the blues

  • Culture

    March 5, 1998

    Go Fourth

    Or, how I learned to stop worrying and hate the wall