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Smoking Gun Letter on Vets’ Cemetery from Shea: City Council’s Approval Only “Tentative”

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

Irvine Council member Christina Shea sent a letter to an unknown number of “Irvine Friends” on May 6, 2015 acknowledging receipt of a petition from residents opposed to a Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial at the Great Park.  In seeking to reassure those petition signers, Shea said the Irvine City Council has voted to “tentatively support…

Schott Backs Out of Vets’ Cemetery Town Hall


Irvine Council member Lynn Schott contacted us Tuesday night to say she would not be attending next Monday’s Town Hall meeting where she and Mayor Steven Choi would “join the discussion of relocating the Veteran’s (sic) Cemetery to another location. Don’t miss the great opportunity to express your concerns to city leaders.” The Town Hall…

Is IUSD Seeking a $558 Million Bond?

pile of money

My Sunday night was interrupted by a telephone survey.  I started to hem and haw, but the call said it was about a local community issue, so I agreed and we proceeded with a series of questions.  The survey appears to have been commissioned by the Irvine Unified School District to ascertain voter preferences about…