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Melissa Fox announces run for Irvine City Council

  For many in Orange County, this is one of the worst kept secrets in politics but today it’s official.  Melissa Fox is a candidate for Irvine City Council. As there are two spots open in addition to Mayor, Fox, an Irvine Community Services Commissioner, is taking direct aim at first-term Councilmember Jeff Lalloway.  A…

Building/Construction Trades Demand Diamond’s Removal from DPOC Leadership

TheLiberalOC has obtained a letter from the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council to Henry Vandermeir of the Democratic Party of Orange County that unless Greg Diamond, a lawyer and candidate for District Attorney, isn’t removed from Diamond’s Vice Chair of the DPOC North leadership post, the union will immediately withdraw all support of…

PayanX gets endorsement from NewSantaAna

  The New Santa Ana blog is probably the biggest critic of Payan X, the free early morning get-in-shape bootcamp run by Marc Payan.  The blog has previous cited noise complaints, asked questions about insurance and has been critical in general because two Santa Ana council members the blog is exceptionally critical of — David Benavides and Michele Martinez…

IUSD Site A Poses Zombie Risk from Toxic Chemicals

According to an independent study of Irvine High School Site A, funded by Irvine Council member Larry Agran, if the new high school is built on site A near the Musick Jail the chemicals found in the soil have the ability to turn Irvine High School students into Zombies. “The chemicals found on Site a…