Dan Chmielewski

Anti-Choi Library Boondoogle Signs Removed by City

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It’s not election season, but Irvine residents were treated to hundreds of “political” signs urging residents to call city hall to tell Mayor Steven Choi to abandon his $150 million Library at the Great Park “legacy” project which counts on philanthropic contributions to make happen.  This is Republican infighting at best and appears to pit…

New Petition Urges Moving Veteran’s Cemetery Out of Great Park

Sharon Quirk Silva with Governor Brown at the Great Park 2014

There’s a new petition circulating to Irvine’s city council and Governor Jerry Brown to move the approved location of the Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial away from the Great Park.  Simply put, it’s not going to happen. This note appeared on the Facebook page for Orange County Veterans Memorial Park group which obtained a copy of the…

The Short Memories of OC Register Editorial Page Writers

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Last week, the Orange County Register ran a column by Joseph Perkins that accused the White House of journalistic collusion with left wing media in which Perkins produces actual evidence of said collusion in the form of quotations from left wing media.  It’s a stunning “pot calls Kettle black” moment for a paper that leans…

Lou asks for a Recount

Senator Lou Correa (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Andrew Do was supposed to be sworn in today but former Senator Lou Correa has requested a recount in the recently completed special election for the First District for the Board of Supervisors seat according to a tweet from the Registrar’s office. The Orange County Register has also chimed in with Correa’s explanation. “If ballots…

Does Do’s win over Correa Mean Santa Ana Lacks Clout?

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

Andrew Do has been sworn in to Janet Nguyen’s old seat as First District Supervisor on the heels of a 43 vote margin of victory over former State Senator Lou Correa.  It’s a win for Little Saigon, Orange County’s Asian Community which has a majority on the County BoS, and State Senator Janet Nguyen who…