UTSanDiego.Com: HOA recall removes Shames
In a record turnout, homeowners voted to remove Shames 112 to 15.
By Jeff McDonald
October 10, 2014
MISSION VALLEY — Michael Shames, the longtime Utility Consumers’ Action Network director who left amid a federal probe of his charity business practices, has been recalled from his homeowners’ association board.
The decision to remove Shames and two other members of the Fashion Hills HOA board closes an acrimonious year for residents of the 226-unit community just north of Fashion Valley Mall.
In a record turnout, homeowners voted to remove Shames 112 to 15. Residents said Shames was instrumental in awarding a flawed painting contract and perpetuating other problems within the neighborhood. Read more: