Steven Choi

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Great Park Insider: Larry Agran's Corruption, Incompetence Worse Than Previously Known

    In January 2008, Larry Agran--the leader of a three-council-member, Democratic alliance that had then controlled the city of Irvine for more than half a decade--desperately needed to enlist outside professional help to manage what had spiraled out of control: plans to build the Orange County Great P ... 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

    November 29, 2012

    Tony Rackauckas and Larry Agran's Cash-Corruption Connection

    [Moxley Confidential] The Orange County DA owed the Irvine mayor's political machine $25,000, said no crime in the city

  • News

    October 18, 2012

    Larry Agran's Irvine Machine Paid Off Decoy Candidate

    [Moxley Confidential] Larry Agran recruits his Republican Katherine Daigle to steal the city's mayoral election, which he did before with Earle Zucht

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    [UPDATED with SJC Law on Agenda:] Banning Pervs in Parks Sweeps OC

    ​UPDATE, JUNE 22, 10:09 A.M.: While expressing some concern the county pervs-in-parks ban is too broad, the San Juan Capistrano City Council did decide Tuesday night to bring a local ordinance back for a vote July 5.Among the options the city with huge swaths of open space will explore are applyin ... More >>

  • News

    May 26, 2011

    Larry Agran, It's Time for You to Go

    [Moxley Confidential] Recent interview inadvertently reveals the slimy side of Irvine's most powerful politician

  • News

    March 31, 2011

    Welcome to the Ronald Reagan Great Park

    EXCLUSIVE! Super-secret plans are afoot to name Orange County's largest public-works project after the Great Communicator

  • 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

    May 12, 2009

    As Stephen Smith Leaves Town, Irvine's "Tattler" Calls on Others to Step Up

    Stephen C. Smith calls on others to keep tabs on Irvine City Hall.CORRECTED!Lost in Santa Ana a few months ago, half paying attention to the street signs and half to Larry Mantle's KPCC interview show blaring out of the car speakers, I heard the host steer his Orange County "roundtable" guests--Oran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2008

    Muffle Scuffle

    *Moved up, 'cause the conversation's fun! Irvine's reigning feet-to-the-fire holder Stephen C. Smith has a very interesting post on his site. Here is an excerpt from “Sukhee Kang Knows Your Birth Date”: Councilman and mayoral candidate Sukhee Kang used a California Public Re ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Update: Agran's Pork Probed

    Grand jury eyes OC Great Park shenanigans

  • Features

    November 4, 2004

    O, America . . .

    Reflections on Election Day, 2004

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    A Boy Named Sue

    Irvine Mayor Agran attempts to muzzle his critics with legal threats