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Public CEO talks to Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce

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PublicCEO.com, a site that runs a lot of stories from us, has videotaped an interview with Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce.  You can see it here. Joyce’s interview is the 20th in the series “Meet Your City Manager.”   I’m not offering any spoilers as I’d like that site to get your hits.

Is There Anyone at Anaheim H.O.M.E. Other Than Fitzgerald?

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Anaheim gadfly William Denis Fitzgerlad, who went on a homophobic and anti-Semitic rant at a recent Anaheim City Council meeting, made OC Weekly’s “Scariest People” list along with Anaheim council member Kris Murray, Angels owner Arte Moreno, and Anaheim blogger Matt Cunningham. And while his selection is easily observed, what’s not so clear is the organization…

Sukhee Kang Book Signing at UCI Saturday

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Former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang was the first Korean-American Mayor of a major US city when he was elected in 2008.  He, an a progressive council majority, guided Irvine through the worst of the lingering bad Bush economy without cutting services or raising taxes.  In addition, he championed Irvine’s iCHIP program that helped match up…

Critical Irvine Planning Commission Meeting Tonight

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Irvine is the best planned city in Orange County. Sure, there are many nice cities, and lovely coastal towns, but when it comes to the combination of great planning, great schools and public safety, Irvine wins hands down. That’s why I live here. People often ask why I support Beth Krom and Larry Agran.  My…

Coultergeist in Orange County After Halloween

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Conservative pundit and author Ann Coulter is coming to the Richard Nixon Library for a reading and book signing on November 4 which goes to show you the scariest thing to happen in OC happens after Halloween.  You can order your tickets at this link and a reminder that the speech starts at 7PM. Coulter…

Kris Murray talks with TheLiberalOC about Anaheim

Anaheim council member Kris Murray

It’s no secret I have a contrarian point of view on the what should happen between the city of Anaheim and the Angels as both sides begin the process for negotiation on the Angels lease.  And I have very strong opinions on the redistricting of Anaheim city council districts and a proposed light rail system…