I read in the Voice of OC (Irvine Terminates City Attorney's Contract) that
…Irvine’s City Council Thursday decided to terminate the city attorney contract, ending a services partnership with a well-known contract law firm that council members say goes back decades. … Terminating the services contract with Rutan & Tucker … is also a move by the Republican majority to bring new officials into the city bureaucracy who don't have longstanding relationships with [Larry] Agran and [Beth] Krom.
He left ignominiously, an apparent casualty of Mathurian politics.
These days, King seems to be running Legally Nanny, which represents “household employers and domestic employment and homecare agencies.”
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