Listening to Irvine Mayor Steven Choi manage an Irvine City Council meeting is a lot like getting a root canal without adequate pain killers; it takes longer than you want and after a while, you’re numb to the pain. But every so often, he’s the source of great unintentional comedy.
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Yesterday Orange County Superior Court Judge Franz Miller delayed the start of the trial over a voting rights lawsuit seeking district elections for city council members. Judge Miller agreed with the city that the committee debating the issue should be allowed to complete its work before he makes his ruling.
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The Republican majority Newport Beach City Council recently approved a deal with a developer to push through a new space for a park as part of the Banning Ranch development. This model of public-private partnership is something that Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Lalloway is looking to do as well with the Great Park.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 19 Comments
You work hard for a living, don’t you? You give your employer 110 percent every day and they take the toils of your labor and charge a customer for it in some manner. You might be an accountant at a…
by Dan Chmielewski • • 4 Comments
In the “good news, bad news” department, Mariner’s Church in Irvine is prominently featured in a page one story in this morning’s Wall Street Journal (and the story is behind a paywall–get used to it), and the story is about how…
by Chris Prevatt • • 4 Comments
The Voice of OC story of retired Santa Ana Police Department executive Inspector Hank Couisine receiving a payout of more than a year’s worth of vacation, sick, holiday, and comp-time pay upon his retirement caught my eye this morning. My first reaction was; “I know the guy!”
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At the end of a long day of interviews, the Board of Supervisors picked Hieu Nguyen, Daly’s challenger in 2010, for the Clerk-Recorder job. Nguyen, is currently a county employee of the Clerk of the Board office where he serves as manager of the files management and administration unit.