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Public Records, Copyright, Fair Use and a Developer’s Belief that the Irvine City Council is Not Doing “What’s Right for the City”

Last week, we offered a post that TheLiberalOC might be sued for releasing a voice mail and a transcript of said voice mail from a consultant to FivePoint Communities that was left on Irvine Council member Lynn Schott’s private voice mail which was released to this blog as part of a public records request. We…

Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce Announces Retirement

  IRVINE, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2017): Longtime Irvine City Manager Sean Joyce announced today his plan to retire in February 2018.  Joyce, 54, has served as Irvine City Manager since 2005. He has worked for four California cities, also serving as City Manager in Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. This month is his 30-year anniversary…

Quirk-Silva Helps Aitken Quickly Jump to the Lead in Race for Anaheim Mayor

      Anaheim, CA—Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced today that she’s endorsing Ashleigh Aitken for Mayor of Anaheim. Quirk-Silva, whose assembly district overlaps with a large portion of Anaheim, also served as mayor of neighboring Fullerton.   “Ashleigh has the record of bringing people together to have a stronger voice in our communities,” said Assemblywoman…

Galloway Announces Campaign for Anaheim Mayor

      Anaheim, Calif. – Former City Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Lorri Galloway today declared she is running for Mayor of Anaheim. Upon making the announcement on the steps of City Hall, Galloway released the following statement: “I’ve spent decades helping the residents of Anaheim and listening to their concerns about the direction…

Levin posts Strong Fundraising Quarter for CD-49 Race; Closing in on $1 Million Total

  SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA – Mike Levin, an environmental attorney, clean energy advocate, and longtime grassroots progressive champion, has demonstrated continued strong fundraising capacity, raising a healthy $300,874 from 7/1/17 to 9/30/17. This brings Levin’s total to $918,919 since his campaign was announced on 3/8/17. “Mike Levin has demonstrated phenomenal grassroots support,” said Levin’s…

Galloway poised to make a run for Anaheim Mayor

  Galloway Will Share Her Vision for Solving Anaheim’s Evolving Challenges  Anaheim, Calif. – On Wednesday, October 11th, former Anaheim City Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Lorri Galloway will gather with supporters on the steps of City Hall to make a major announcement regarding her plans for Anaheim. In addition to being a two-term councilwoman,…