March 19, 2017

The City’s fiscal year is quickly drawing to a close, and with it comes the budget development process for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.  At our most recent City Council Study Session we received an early look at the 2017/18 Capital Improvement Program (CIP)....

February 24, 2017

This will be my third newsletter/blog to provide you with an update on current Council business/activities in Newport Beach.

February 14th Study Session

In light of the ever growing Unfunded Liability to the Public Employment Retirement System (PERS), cities statewide ar...

October 28, 2016

I have such respect for this man!  He has been invaluable to me in terms of educating me about city finances as well as planning and development.  Below is the content of an e-mail Larry Tucker recently sent out in support of my candidacy:

Dear Friends and Fellow N...

October 24, 2016

I don’t know why the press has been so slow in picking up this story.  Last Thursday attorney Mark Rosen, at the behest of a Newport Beach resident Dick Weaver, sent a letter to the District Attorney as well as the City Attorney filing a complaint against candidate Lee...

October 21, 2016

Below is an ad that candidate Phil Greer and myself have written that will appear in the Daily Pilot and the Newport Independent newspapers:

            We do not have the money that Bob McCaffrey and Howard Ahmanson have. We do not have the sinister moral and ethical c...

October 6, 2016

Newport Residents and Supporters -

I strongly urge you log in to and read the article from Editor Tom Johnson called 'Fair Game' regarding the efforts by Team Newport to limit the type of candidate forums that can use city facilities without a fee...

October 3, 2016

Newport Residents and Supporters -

You need to be aware of the fact that one of my opposing candidates in District 5, Lee Lowery, was recently appointed to the County Airport Commission by Supervisor Michelle Steel. 

Why? Let me explain. 

As was the case with th...

September 19, 2016

Newport Residents and Supporters - In my last message I mentioned Line in the Sand (LITS). This Newport Beach grassroots organization is the political arm of St

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