Orange County – Local

Local Orange Couty, California

Safest City in America? It’s Irvine…Again

Irvine continues on its path to being America’s safest city with more than 100,000 residents.  The city usually tops the FBI lists for safety and Irvine garnered top marks from CQ Press which compiles crime and city statistics. From the story in the Register:  ” The rankings take into account murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault,…

Occupy OC Costs Irvine Taxpayers $8,600

Since the Occupation of a small patch of lawn at Irvine City Hall began in late October, the OccupyOC movement has cost the City of Irvine more than $8,600 according to a post in the Irvine World News.  The costs cover legal counsel and electronic signs to discourage honking.  The signs are costing the city…

Irvine’s Lalloway Desperately Seeking A Boogie Man

Jeffrey Lalloway, Irvine City Councilman

Last week, Irvine City Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway tried in vain to stir up angst about a proposal from Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens to seek a grant to fund expansion of the Musick Jail facility in Lake Forest. The jail, which neighbors Irvine’s Great Park, has been the subject of multiple lawsuits by cities over the…