After Losing His Grip on Anaheim City Hall, Is Former Mayor Curt Pringle’s Lobbying Empire Crumbling
Updated: Aug 14, 2020
For much of this decade, Curt Pringle & Associates cast a shadow over Anaheim City Hall. The namesake of the public-relations and government-affairs firm, served two terms as Anaheim mayor from 2002 to 2010 and wielded a significant—some would say inordinate—amount of influence over council majorities afterward. Political observers elevated him to Sith Lord status, seeing his hidden hand everywhere from questionable projects coming before council to electoral muscle moves meant to preserve his power. Becoming a media recluse after completing his terms as mayor only added to the Pringle lore.
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