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Shea Surrenders on Vets Cemetery in Irvine

Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Christina Shea has been on a tear lately on NextDoor.com ranting about the failure of Measure B where nearly 11,000 more Irvine voters were against it rather than for it killing the Veteran’s Cemetery at the freeway site instead deciding on the original site at ARDA.  If she can’t reward her…

Congressman Correa Denounces Immigration Policies Separating Children from Parents

Washington DC – Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA) will lead fellow Members of Congress in a Special Order on the House Floor to condemn the Trump Administration’s inhumane and immoral policy of separating immigrant children from their families. Rep. Correa said, “Children are running for their lives, and we’re locking them in cages. There is no…

“Perhaps the Ballot Question Was Confusing for You?” Robocall Research Poll Seeks to Defy Irvine Voters on B and D

A couple of phone calls from a Washington DC number came in to Chmielewski Manor on Sunday.  My wife saw the caller ID number and said “telemarketer” and let it ring.  The same number called back about 30 minutes later and I answered it; a public opinion research poll was the automated response.  Normally, I…

Time to Rally Around the Winners

Primary election night was either joyful or a disappointment depending on the race you most cared about.  There are still two races way to close to call — the second spot for Fourth District supervisor and for the second spot in CD-48 — but the notion Democrats would be shut out of key Congressional races…