Dan Chmielewski

Irvine Star Chamber calls for New Transparency Ballot Measure While Operating in Secret

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To say that Irvine City Council member Jeff Lalloway is shameless at times can be a serious understatement.  Lalloway is proposing a new transparency ballot measure for the Great Park operations for the November election when he and Council member Christina Shea have been anything but transparent in the management of the Forensic Audit and…

Two Stinkers from the Supreme Court

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Monday’s announced decisions from the Supreme Court show why its so important to elect another Democrat president in 2016.  Two decisions, one that favors corporate personhood over individual rights and one that limits the ability of unions to collect dues from part-time workers who benefit from Union negotiations came down on the side of conservatives.…

Reporters to Gather for Furlough Friday while Register Brass Plans Gala July 4 Party in Newport Beach

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Tonight in Orange, the OC Press Club, which features quite a few newly-departed OC Register reporters, editors and photographers, will gather for the first Furlough Friday — a “Drinking Liberally” of sorts for journalists.  That’s at Paul’s Cocktails on West Chapman in Orange starting at 6PM.  Consider stopping by and buying a round.  The invite…

FivePoint Pitches Veteran’s Cemetery in San Juan Capistrano Instead of the Great Park

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Last Friday, the City of Irvine’s Ad Hoc Committee for a Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial held its first meeting 90 days after discussions at the Irvine City Council meeting in March about placing a final resting place for OC’s veteran’s at The Great Park.  The only Democrat on the committee is State Rep Sharon Quirk-Silva (for the…