Dan Chmielewski

Irvine Community News & Views Still Publishing

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After November’s bitter and close election, Irvine Republicans like Allan Bartlett and Jeff Lalloway went to social media to ask if anyone got their copy of Irvine Community News & Views because, “my copy hasn’t arrived” followed by derisive comments that the OC Register’s delivery team was responsible for distribution.  Lots of griping from Irvine…

Exclusive: Lalloway won’t run for Assembly

Jeffrey Lalloway, Irvine City Councilman

TheLiberalOC has learned that Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lalloway will not run for AD-68 if State Rep Don Wagner wins a special election for for State Senate. Lalloway cited the young age of his two daughters and desire to remain close to his family in Irvine as a principal reason.  Lalloway told TheLiberalOC Friday…

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…